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LLS Awards Four Major Grants to Acclaimed Researchers

White Plains, NY (October 15, 2013) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today announced it has awarded four new grants through its prestigious Marshall A. Lichtman Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) research initiative, bringing the program's total funding to $285 million since its inception in 2000. The innovative SCOR program funds teams of researchers representing different disciplines and engag...

Narrow Networks and High Cost-Sharing Among Concerns Raised by New Report on Affordable Care Act

Contact: Andrea Greif (914) 821-8958 White Plains, NY (Jan. 15, 2014) - Many qualified health plans participating in the new insurance exchanges have limited access to National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer or transplant centers, and would impose high out-of-pocket costs for patients purchasing at the silver and bronze levels, according to a report commissioned by The Leukemi...

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Announces Recipients of Screen to Lead Grant Program

Contact: Andrea Greif
(914) 821-8958
  White Plains, NY (January 16, 2014) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today is pleased to announce the researchers who will receive funding through The Screen to Lead program - a new grant program to support drug discovery specifically directed toward medicinal chemistry and/or drug target screening in blood cancers. LL...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Applauds FDA's Approval of Ibrutinib for Certain Patients with Mantle Cell Lymphoma

For Immediate Release
Contact: Andrea Greif

(White Plains, NY) - November 13, 2013 - Today's U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of ibrutinib to treat patients with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is a significant advance for patients with this blood cancer.

It was approved as a single agent for treatment of patients with MCL...

Cancer Research Funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Featured in New PBS Documentary Series

To view the entire multi-media release, click here. Contact: Marcie Klein
(914) 821-8205 White Plains, NY (February 23, 2015) - Significant advances toward cures for blood cancer patients, many of which were funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) over the past 65 years, are among the dramatic highlights featured in Ken Burns presents CANCER: THE E...

New Partnership Launches to Empower People Diagnosed with Lymphoma

For Immediate Release
Contact: Andrea Greif
 Phone: (914) 821-8958
Email: White Plains, NY (Feb. 10, 2015) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) together with the Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF), CancerCare, the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) and Genentech announced the launch of a new partnership, the Alliance for Resource Collaboration...


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