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Silver Linings

Silver Linings of a Cancer Diagnosis

With special thanks to Cynthia Lank for contributing this article. She is the mother of a blood cancer survivor and volunteer for the Atlantic Regional office of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. Cynthia is a member of the Light The Night Walk Volunteer Leadership Committee, a First Connection Volunteer and was instrumental in the development of the Nova Scotia Resource Guide. A di...

John Swain - Team In Training Power Team Member

John Swain, president of Swain and associates, did not hesitate for a moment when approached to join the Team in Training (TNT) Power Team. The Power Team is a group of hand picked community leaders who are brought together to make a big impact on the local blood cancer community. John and his teammates will participate in the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon on May 21st in honour of blood cancer patients throughou...

Team Bryan

Team Bryan - In Memory

Bryan was a student at Brookhouse Elementary, a school he absolutely loved. He was a boy full of energy and always tried to make others laugh. When Bryan was just 5 1/2, he began to experience symptoms, that he endured for 5 months until an emergency nosebleed forced a diagnosis to occur. Bryan was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia in May of 2014. Bryan went through 5 months of chemotherapy and was sent home....

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Scotiabank Blue Nose Charity Challenge

This year the local corporate community is coming together to help cancer patients with the Atlantic Region of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC). Businesses are registering for the Scotiabank Blue Nose Charity Challenge with the LLSC and Team In Training, raising whatever they can, and running or walking in the Blue Nose Marathon. Together we’ve set a goal of retaining our title as the top fun...

From the Tank Side to the Bedside – Funding Groundbreaking Local Research

From the Tank Side to the Bedside – Funding Groundbreaking Local ...

Granting Funding to Groundbreaking Local Research The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada is proud to support home grown Canadian researchers from all across the country in a continued effort to end blood cancer. This year we added to our prestigious list and granted funding to Dr. Jason Berman and his team from the IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Much of their research is...

Atlantic Canada Region Blood Cancer Resource Guide

The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. The following resource guide has been developed to make it easier for those affected by blood cancer (patients, survivors, families or caregivers) to access a complex healthcare and social service system and ...

Atlantic Canada Region

Atlantic Canada Region

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Halifax, NS

T 902-422-5999



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