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LLS Is Driving Progress To Ease The Pain Of High Cancer Care Cost...

View full multimedia release here.  Rye Brook, N.Y. (August 7, 2019) – The cost of cancer care continues to rise at an alarming rate and is projected to reach $173 billion by 2020, a 39 percent increase from a decade ago. A growing portion of these costs are being shifted to patients. As a result, some patients are delaying or even forgoing potentially lifesaving cancer treatment. The Leukemia &am...

LLS Funds New and Innovative Research

The Snowdome Foundation and Leukaemia Foundation joined forces with America's The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to fund four blood cancer research projects with Australian researchers through the LLS Translational Research Program. LLS funds new and innovative research that shows high promise for translating basic biomedical knowledge to clinical application.  Leukaemia Foundation CEO Bill Petch said ...

Advancing Leading Edge Cancer Research in a $4.5 Million Collabor...

(Rye Brook, NY – July 11, 2019) A three-way $4.5 million collaboration launched this month between The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research, and The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group will drive an innovative new funding initiative to propel cutting-edge research to unleash the next wave of novel cancer therapies. LLS, which has invested nearly $1.3 billion in cancer research...

Philanthropic Competition Unleashes the Power of Turning Grief i...

  2019 National Man & Woman of the Year Winners, Robert Hope and Nancy Hamlin.       Rye Brook, NY (July 10, 2019) – They both live in the same city, Charlotte, NC, but their commonality is much more profound – he nearly lost his life to cancer, and she’s made it her mission to make sure nobody has to endure the pain of losing a loved one to cancer. Robe...

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