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Kids Deserve Better

Better, safer treatments just for them.

Imagine a world where kids with blood cancer had safer, less toxic treatments. Where more of them would get better, and fewer would suffer harsh, chronic side effects in and after remission.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) recognizes children are different than adults and their blood cancers need to be treated differently: A one-size treatment doesn’t fit all. So, we created The Dare to Dream Project, a bold and urgent $175 million capital campaign to transform their treatment and care. We’re daring to prioritize cutting-edge pediatric research, including LLS PedAL, the first-ever pediatric acute leukemia Master Clinical Trial. And we’re working to power advocacy and the free resources and support services necessary to help even more young blood cancer patients and survivors live longer and fuller lives.

We’re daring to improve the quality of life for every child with blood cancer. And we’re just getting started!

When you partner with The Dare to Dream Project, you’re changing futures by powering the creation of safer, more effective treatments for kids with blood cancer.

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The Dare to Dream Project:

powering innovative research, new, safer treatments, support services, and advocacy...for kids.

We are raising $175 million to support global, collaborative research and treatments for children's blood cancers, the LLS PedAL Master Clinical Trial, as well as widening our range of free education, personalized support services, connection to financial assistance, and advocacy on behalf of all children and their families.

We are so thankful for all of our supporters. And with their help, dreams can come true.

Learn more about our progress.

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Teaming up with LLS is a great way to make a real difference for kids with blood cancer.

There are many ways to partner with LLS that may inspire your individual, corporate, and foundation gifts. Through our Consumer Initiative, you can show customers your commitment to philanthropy and give them the opportunity to donate to The Dare to Dream Project at checkout. Donor Recognition Levels use a variety of LLS communication channels to publicly share your generosity and commitment to changing the lives of kids with blood cancer. Or explore Dare to Dream Naming Opportunities to declare your dedication to our important work by linking your name, a loved one’s name, a family foundation, or a company to part of this lifesaving program.

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We need safer, less toxic, more effective treatment

for kids with blood cancers.

40% Of Pediatric Cancers Are Blood Cancers
Approximately 80% Of Childhood Cancer Survivors Develop Chronic Health Issues From Treatment
Only 5% Of Oncology Drugs Have Been Approved For First Time Use In Children

2023 LLS Patient Support Impact Report

See our new and ongoing efforts to advance health equity, reduce out-of-pocket costs, and so much more.

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Better treatment and care for kids is achievable.

Here's what LLS is doing to make this dream come true.



We are unstoppable innovators, driving collaborative research around the globe to deliver next-generation breakthroughs and cures by drastically increasing pediatric-focused grants.

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Patient Education and Support Services


LLS is a trusted partner to pediatric blood cancer patients, caregivers, survivors, and families, offering an array of free information, education, and support services.

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Policy and Advocacy


We are a bold voice for blood cancer patients, advocating tirelessly to break down barriers to affordable, quality healthcare, and accelerate the development of new, safer treatments for all.

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We launched the first integrated, global, pediatric acute leukemia master clinical trial to test new, safer therapies on young patients who are matched to treatments based on their unique biology.

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Learn How LLS Helps Young Patients & Families

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Information Specialists

Our blood cancer Information Specialists are highly trained oncology social workers and nurses who provide free, personalized assistance to patients, families and healthcare providers. Our Information Specialists offer guidance through blood cancer treatment, financial and social challenges, and give accurate, up-to-date disease, treatment and support information.

Clinical Trial Nurse Navigators

Our Clinical Trial Pediatric Nurse Navigators are registered nurses with expertise in blood cancers who conduct comprehensive clinical trial searches and personally assist pediatric patients, parents, and caregivers throughout the entire clinical trial process. Contact us at to learn more.

Registered Dietitian

Our registered dietitians have expertise in pediatric oncology nutrition and provides patients, parents, and caregivers with free nutrition consultations by phone or email.

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