LLS News Network

News and Information from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

New Survey Reveals COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Those with Ca...

RYE BROOK, N.Y., March 8, 2021 - A new survey of more than 6,500 U.S. blood cancer patients and survivors reveals that only half are very likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine while one in three is either unlikely or unsure about it. The nationwide survey was a collaboration between The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), Boston University Questrom School of Business and The Behaviouralist, a London-based research cons...

NEW DRUG APPROVAL EXPANDS OPTIONS FOR PATIENTS WITH TRIPLE-CLASS ...

Rye Brook, N.Y. (February 26, 2021) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced approval of melphalan flufenamide, also known as melflufen (Pepaxto), in combination with dexamethasone for the treatment of adults with multiple myeloma whose disease has returned or worsened following prior treatment with four different classes of drugs. Today’s approval of melflufen was based on results fr...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Launches National Patient Registr...

RYE BROOK, N.Y., Feb. 17, 2021 – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today a collaboration with Ciitizen, a digital health technology startup, to collect data on the impact of COVID-19 and vaccination from people with a current or past diagnosis of blood cancer as part of a broader strategic partnership. The LLS National Patient Registry opened today to enroll all blood cancer patients, including th...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Joins CURE Media Group's Strateg...

CURE Media Group, the industry-leading multimedia platform devoted to cancer updates and research that reaches more than 1 million patients, survivors and caregivers, announces the addition of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program. “We are proud to be working with LLS and supporting them in their mission to support those affected by all blood canc...

Burlington Stores & its Customers Raise Nearly $4 Million for Th...

RYE BROOK, NY, February 10, 2021  – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the global leader in the fight against blood cancer, and Burlington Stores, the national retailer delivering amazing deals to customers every time they shop, teamed up for the 19th consecutive year to raise critical funds to support LLS’s goal of creating a world without blood cancer, and to further their LLS Children’s Init...

Media Requests

Please send all media-related inquiries and interview requests to mediarelations@lls.org.
An LLS representative will respond as soon as possible.