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LLS Introduces Random Acts of Light

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® Introduces Random Acts of Light To Help Bring Moments of Light To Darkness of Cancer   Celebrities Surprise Their Biggest Fans Who Have Been Touched by Blood Cancers   Rye Brook, NY (October 6, 2016) – Today, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is introducing Random Acts of Light, a new initiative to ...

Burlington and LLS Join Forces for 15th Year to Raise Funds to Fight Cancer

Rye Brook, NY (September 7, 2016) – Did you know that every three minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer, and more than 1.2 million people in the U.S. are living with, or in remission from, a blood cancer? Unlike many other diseases, there are no means of preventing or screening for blood cancers. Timed to Blood Cancer Awareness Month, Burlington Stores and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society...

LLS KICKS OFF BLOOD CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Rye Brook, NY (August 31, 2016) – Team In Training. Light The Night. Man & Woman of the Year. Student Series. Leukemia Cup Regatta. More than 13 million participants in these popular fundraising campaigns last year alone helped The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) invest more than $1 billion since our founding, in research to advance lifesaving treatments and cures for blood cancer patients. For Blood C...

Subaru and LLS Deliver 30,000 Gifts of Comfort and Care to Cancer Patients

Rye Brook, NY (August 5, 2016) - Subaru of America and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) wrapped up their June initiative, Subaru Loves to Care, which literally brought warmth and hope to thousands of patients fighting cancer across the country. The campaign, an extension of Subaru’s Love Promise, helped communities come together to make an incredible impact. Fifty four LLS chapters across the count...

Man & Woman of the Year Sets New Fundraising Record

Rye Brook, NY (July 6, 2016) – What happens when community leaders across the country devote 10 weeks of their time and energy to raise funds to find cures for cancer? Records are broken. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) unique Man & Woman of the Year national campaign winners raised a record-breaking combined total of more than $800,000 for LLS’s goal to find cures for blood cancers and ens...

Peter Brock Elected Chair of LLS Board of Directors

Rye Brook, N.Y. (June 28, 2016) – Real estate developer Peter Brock will become chair of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) national board of directors effective July 1, 2016. His term will run through June 30, 2018. He has served as the board’s secretary/treasurer since July 1, 2015. Brock has decades of experience in developing commercial real estate throughout the U.S. He is currently a partner i...

Dr. Renzo Canetta Elected to LLS National Board of Directors

Rye Brook, N.Y. (June 28, 2016) – Renzo Canetta, M.D., former vice president of Oncology Global Clinical Research and of Global Regulatory Oncology Research Policy at Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), has been elected to the national board of directors of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), effective July 1, 2016. His term will run through June 30, 2019 and is subject to renewal. Dr. Canetta has more than ...

Kathleen Meriwether Elected to LLS National Board of Directors

Rye Brook, N.Y. (June 28, 2016) – Kathleen Meriwether, Americas Life Sciences Leader for Ernst & Young LLP’s (EY) Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services practice, has been elected to the national board of directors of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), effective July 1, 2016. Her term will run through June 30, 2019 and is subject to renewal. Meriwether, specializes in assisting health sciences ...

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