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Walgreens, Susan G. Komen and LLS Collaborate to Support Research

DEERFIELD, Ill., DALLAS and RYE BROOK, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2019 – Walgreens announced today a new collaboration with Susan G. Komen and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to enable research in tough-to-treat cancers and increase access to care with a pledge to contribute more than $25 million to the organizations, collectively, over the next five years. Through a combination of corporate donations and in-store fundra...

Nearly 60% of Blood Cancer Patients Covered By Medicare Delay or Forgo Treatment

View full multimedia release here.  Rye Brook, N.Y. (October 21, 2019) – Survival of older patients with blood cancers continues to improve as more effective, less toxic therapies are introduced. However, these lifesaving treatments often are expensive and many cancer patients face financial burdens caused by ever-increasing healthcare costs. In fact, according to a new study  released toda...

WWE® AND LLS JOIN FORCES TO HELP CANCER PATIENTS AND FAMILIES

Stamford, Conn. and Rye Brook, N.Y. (October 03, 2019) – WWE and WWE Superstar Roman Reigns are teaming up with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in the fight against cancer. For Reigns, the cause is personal – he is in remission for the second time from chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). The new partnership with LLS, the world’s largest nonprofit fighting blood cancers, will propel the organization’...

CFDA DESIGNER CHRISTIAN SIRIANO TO STYLE YOUNG CANCER SURVIVORS

Burlington Launches Point of Sale Campaign to Benefit LLS September 9 - December 2, 2019     Rye Brook, NY (September 17, 2019) – For the 18th consecutive year, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) teams up with Burlington Stores to raise critical funds for research and patient support to help to save lives and bring smiles to the faces of children and families impacted by blood ca...

NRG Announces New Partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

(Los Angeles, CA - September 13, 2019) - NRG announced The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the global leader in the fight to end blood cancer, as the team’s new charitable partner through 2020. The collaboration reaches across the entire NRG organization and its subsequent teams and starts just in time for Blood Cancer Awareness Month in September and LLS’s 70th anniversary. “I’m thrilled about this...

2K Announces Global Partnership for WWE® 2K20 with LLS®

(New York, NY – September 10, 2019) – 2K announced today that the Company will partner with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) as part of its WWE® 2K20 global marketing campaign, to support breakthrough blood cancer research to advance lifesaving treatments and critical support for patients and their families.  The partnership aligns with 2K’s selection of WWE 2K20 cover Superstar and leuk...

A $50 Million Initiative to Fuel the Next Generation of Cancer Research

View full multimedia release here.  (Rye Brook, NY – August 28, 2019) Blood Cancer Awareness Month in September provides an opportunity to remind the public about the urgent need to support research to find cures, and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is marking the occasion with a reinvigorated focus on helping children with cancer live better, longer lives. LLS announced today it has more t...

LLS Is Driving Progress To Ease The Pain Of High Cancer Care Costs For Patients

View full multimedia release here.  (Rye Brook, N.Y. August 7, 2019) – The cost of cancer care continues to rise at an alarming rate and is projected to reach $173 billion by 2020, a 39 percent increase from a decade ago. A growing portion of these costs are being shifted to patients. As a result, some patients are delaying or even forgoing potentially lifesaving cancer treatment. The Leukemia &am...

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