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Leukemia Research Funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Gets Infusion of Support from Startup Biotechnology Company

White Plains, NY - March 30, 2015 - A promising University of Michigan research project focused on developing new treatments for patients with a rare and lethal subtype of leukemia has received a significant boost from a recent licensing agreement with a new biotechnology company, Kura Oncology.  The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has been funding this work, led by Assistant Professor Jolanta Grembecka, Ph.D, in collaboration with Tomasz Cierpicki, Ph.D., at the University of Michigan, since 2009.

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Study Commissioned by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Shows Benefits of Limiting Out-of-Pocket Costs for Patients Purchasing Prescription Drugs

For Immediate Release
Contact: Andrea Greif
Senior Director of Communications
(914)821-8958 (p)
914)772-3027 (c)
andrea.greif@lls.org


(White Plains, NY) - March 9, 2015 - A new study finds that capping the cost-sharing for prescription drugs on individual policies in the health insurance marketplace would reduce patients' annual out-of-pocket healthcare spending, and have a small effect on insurance premiums while allowing insurers to remain compliant with the law.

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Applauds Therapy Advances for Myeloma Patients

For Immediate Release
Contact: Andrea Greif
Senior Director of Communications
(914)821-8958 (p)
914)772-3027 (c)
andrea.greif@lls.org

(White Plains, NY) - February 26, 2015  - Two recent approvals by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will provide significant additional options for myeloma patients, both newly diagnosed and previously treated.

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Leukemia

Leukemia Ball Celebrates 26 Years of Success on Saturday, March 23, 2013

Leukemia Ball Celebrates 26 Years of Success on Saturday, March 23, 2013 Saturday Night Blues: Event To Feature Entertainment By Dana Carvey and Jim Belushi & the Sacred Heart Band March 11, 2013 (Washington, DC) - More than 2,000 area business leaders are expected to gather at the 26th annual Leukemia Ball, presented by BIO in partnership with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, on Saturday, March 23rd, to raise money for innovative, life-saving cancer research and patient programs funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Read More
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Research Funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Among Highlights at Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting

Research Funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Among Highlights at Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting For Immediate Release Contact: Andrea Greif (914) 821-8958 (office) (914) 772-3027 (cell) andrea.greif@lls.org Research Funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Among Highlights at Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting White Plains, NY (December 5, 2013) - Many researchers funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will be among those presenting exciting new directions in blood cancer resea Read More
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LLS Announces Recipients of Quest for Cures Grant Program

White Plains, NY (January 23, 2014) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today is pleased to announce the14 researchers who will receive funding through the Quest for Cures program - a new grant program that addresses three critical areas of blood cancer research.

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Congratulates Deloitte on $1 Million Raised Through the Corporate Team In Training Program

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Congratulates Deloitte on $1 Million Raised Through the Corporate Team In Training Program The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Congratulates Deloitte on $1 Million Raised Through the Corporate Team In Training Program Deloitte is the First Organization to Reach This Goal ALEXANDRIA, VA, September 5, 2012, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today that Deloitte has raised more than $1 million through the Corporate Team In Training program, helping to change the lives of more than one million Americans living with blood can Read More

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