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34 Patient Groups: Preservation of protections is an important win — but critical work remains

WASHINGTON, D.C, June 17, 2021 –  34 patient organizations representing millions of people living with serious and chronic health conditions issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act:

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society launches Impact Research grants to help underserved patients access to clinical trials

Collaborations with Mayo Clinic, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine will Increase Representation of Geographically, Ethnically and Economically Underserved Communities in Clinical Trials

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Covid-19 Vaccine Safety Among Blood Cancer Patients

Background and Purpose

Because of the health emergency created by the COVID-19 virus, three COVID-19 vaccinations have been authorized by the U.S. FDA for Emergency Use Administration (EUA). The vaccine clinical trials were streamlined and essentially excluded people with a current or past diagnosis of cancer. Therefore, how people with blood cancer respond to the COVID-19 vaccinations is unknown.

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