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News Releases & Statements

News Releases & Statements

Hundreds to Climb Iconic Bank of America Tower to End Blood Cancer

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LLS Statement on Confirmation of Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

Rye Brook, N.Y., April 7, 2022 — The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) applauds the confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson as the next Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Her confirmation represents a historic moment.

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Join Us in Supporting Childhood Cancer Patients in Ukraine

As a healthcare organization dedicated to supporting all blood cancer patients, we at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) are horrified by the dire conditions facing childhood cancer patients in hospitals across Ukraine. Many are bunkering down with their families as medical staff deliver compromised treatments, face dwindling supplies, and evacuation becomes increasingly difficult.

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FDA Approves New Drug for Patients with Rare Blood Cancer (Myelofibrosis)

Rye Brook, N.Y., February 28, 2022 – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a drug for the treatment of intermediate or high-risk primary or secondary myelofibrosis, the first specifically for patients with severely low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia). 

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