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Record-Breaking Year for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Man & Woman of the Year Campaign

Contact: Kristin Hoose
(914) 821-8973
kristin.hoose@lls.org White Plains, NY (July 17, 2014) - A Chicago man and Los Angeles woman raised $386,284 and $343,962, respectively, to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) mission to find cures for blood cancers and ensure that patients have access to lifesaving treatments.  As the leading fundraisers in the 2014 Man & Woman of t...

James Davis, Biotechnology Consultant, Elected Chair of LLS National Board of Directors

For Immediate Release Contact: Andrea Greif
Tel: (914) 821-8958
Cell: (914) 772-3027
andrea.greif@lls.org News Release  White Plains, N.Y. (July 16, 2014) - James Davis, Ph.D., JD, a consultant in crisis management and the launch of new technologies for biotechnology and other companies, has been elected chairman of the national board of directors of The Leukemia & Lymphoma...

Burlington and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Saving Lives is Always in Style

White Plains, NY (July 14, 2014) - Burlington and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night® Walk fundraising campaign have partnered once again to raise money for blood cancer research. Burlington, the #1 National Corporate Light The Night partner, launches its 13th consecutive company-wide initiative today by encouraging its customers to make a donation at checkout to benefit LLS.  As p...

MPN Research Foundation and LLS Announce $1 Million in Funding for Joint MPN Research Program

For Immediate Release Chicago, I.L. (July 1 2014) - The MPN Research Foundation and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) are proud to announce that ten new research projects will receive funding through their collaboration, renamed MPN Challenge in 2014. Winners of these one year grants focus on five areas, selected during 2013's MFC Forum meeting of academia and industry convened by the MPN Research Fou...

arGEN-X and LLS Partner on the Development of ARGX-10 for the Treatment of Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia

Breda, the Netherlands / Ghent, Belgium and White Plains, NY, USA (June 10, 2014) - arGEN-X, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on creating and developing differentiated therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of cancer and severe autoimmune diseases, today announced it has entered into a partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in which both parties will contribute to the fund...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Sylvan Learning Partner to Help Kids with Cancer

Contact: Marcie Klein
Tel: (914) 821-8205
marcie.klein@lls.org White Plains, N.Y. (May 29, 2014) -- While extraordinary progress has been made in treating childhood leukemia and other pediatric cancers in recent years, critical attention must also be paid to the educational and emotional challenges facing kids re-entering school after treatment. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and Sylv...

Harry T. Mangurian Jr. Foundation Commits $4 Million to Help Beat AML

Contact: Andrea Greif
Tel: (914) 821-8958
Cell: (914) 772-3027
andrea.greif@lls.org
News Release White Plains, N.Y. (May 22, 2014) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today announced a $4 million commitment by the Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation to support a groundbreaking collaboration between LLS and with Brian Druker, M.D., of Oregon Health and Science University ...

Francie Heller, Managing Partner at Heller Advisory, Elected to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society National Board of Directors

Contact: Andrea Greif
Tel: (914) 821-8958
Cell: (914) 772-3027
andrea.greif@lls.org
News Release White Plains, N.Y. (May 15, 2014) - Francie Heller, managing partner at Heller Advisory, has been elected to the national board of directors of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), effective July 1, 2014.  Her term will run through June 30, 2017. Heller has more than t...

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