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FDA Approves New Type of BTK Inhibitor to Treat Mantle Cell Lymphoma

Rye Brook, N.Y., January 27, 2023 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved pirtobrutinib (Jaypirca™), the first non-covalent, reversable BTK inhibitor for the treatment of adults with mantle cell lymphoma that has worsened or returned despite earlier treatment. 
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LLS Mourns the Passing of C. David Allis, PhD

Rye Brook, NY, January 11, 2023 -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society today joins with the blood cancer community in mourning the death of C. David Allis, PhD, a founding member of one of the largest LLS grant programs, Specialized Center of Research (SCOR). We extend our condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues. 

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Insured Cancer Patients Continue to Face Barriers To Medically Necessary Treatment, New Report Warns

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 9, 2023 – A new report from a national cancer nonprofit warns that delays and red tape jeopardize patients’ access to lifesaving cancer care — even when they have high-quality health insurance.

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Presence at ASH Showcases Progress to Advance Cures and Care for Blood Cancer Patients

RYE BROOK, N.Y., November 28, 2022 – At the 64th Annual American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting (December 10-13), The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will be presenting new research, leading sessions on the latest innovations in blood cancer treatment and equitable access to care, and proudly supporting hundreds of LLS-funded researchers who will share their findings. Read More


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Earns a Four-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Rye Brook, N.Y. - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is proud to announce that its strong financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned LLS a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator. Read More