Cancer is Tough. We Are Tougher.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is at the forefront of the fight to cure cancers. Since 1949, we have invested more than $1.2 billion in groundbreaking research, advancing nearly all of today's most promising treatments.
The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Three Pillars of Our Mission
Research Since our founding in 1949, LLS has invested nearly $1.3 billion funding nearly all of today's most promising advances, and bringing us closer to cures.
Patient Support Last year, LLS Information Specialists responded to nearly 20,000 inquiries from patients and caregivers, guiding them to our wide array of education and support services.
Policy & Advocacy Our nationwide grassroots network of more than 100,000 volunteers advocate for state and federal policies that benefit patients.
Most Common Types Of Blood Cancers
A cancer of the bone marrow and blood.
A cancer that starts in cells that are part of the body’s immune system.
A cancer of plasma cells, which are a type of white blood cell.
Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
A group of diseases of the blood and bone marrow.