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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 Collaboration

(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 into Passion

  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...

How One Family’s Loss 70 Years Ago Inspires Students to Fight Cancer Today

(Rye Brook, NY, June 19, 2019) – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) was founded 70 years ago by parents who lost their 16-year-old son to leukemia. Today, 1,000s of passionate, resourceful and driven high school students across the country are reinventing LLS for a new generation, as they honor the legacy of an organization founded by a family for families. Through their participation in LLS’s ...

Subaru and LLS Spread Hope & Warmth to Cancer Patients Nationwide

Rye Brook, NY (June 3, 2019) – Subaru of America, Inc. and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), two organizations committed to positively impacting the communities where they live and work, have partnered once again to send hope, love and warmth to patients fighting cancer. With the goal of donating more simple comforts to more patients year after year, Subaru and LLS aim to achieve a new record in partic...

Families Fighting for Cancer Cures: Generation LLS

Click here to view full multimedia release. Rye Brook, NY (May 22, 2019) – As an organization founded by a family for families, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is celebrating 70 years of impact on generations of families, researchers and volunteers while looking to the future by redoubling its commitment to improve treatments and care for children with cancer. To accomplish its bold vision for child...

Generations of Impact: Ensuring New Cancer Treatments for Those to Come

View on PR Newswire here.  Rye Brook, NY - March 20, 2019 – Everyone loves a little friendly competition, especially if the reward is saving lives and keeping families together. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to fighting blood cancer, knows all too well the devastation cancer causes for families and communities. LLS has kicked off its 30th annu...

Congress Introduces Cancer Drug Parity Act

Washington, DC (March 13, 2019) – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is proud to support the Cancer Drug Parity Act, which will remove a key financial barrier that prevents some patients from accessing their prescribed cancer treatments. This bipartisan legislation was reintroduced today in the U.S. House of Representatives by Representative Brian Higgins (D-N.Y.), Representative Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.), Repre...

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