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Light the Night to Help End Blood Cancers

February 4, 2016, Toronto — Starting on World Cancer Day, Feb. 4, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada invites all Canadians to post a light on its virtual map to join the fight against blood cancers. The campaign kicks off registration for our annual Light The Night Walks. “We want to show the more than 110,000 Canadians affected by blood cancers that they have the support of the entire country,” s...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Announces Progress Against Devastating Disease

For Immediate Release
Contact: Andrea Greif
Tel: (914) 821-8958
Cell: (914) 772-3027
andrea.greif@lls.org   NEWS RELEASE The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Announces Progress Against Devastating Disease LLS-Funded Investigational Therapy for High-Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients Significantly Outperforms Standard Therapy in Phase 3 Clinical Trial White Plains, N.Y....

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada Elects Three New Board Members

Toronto (Feb 11, 2016) – The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) is pleased to announce the election of three new members to the LLSC Board of Directors. Rick Lancaster (Toronto), retired financial services industry senior executive and former President and CEO of CIBC Life Insurance, Marie Lapointe, (Lachine), retired from Rio Tinto as finished products Executive Director, and Paul Petrelli, (Toron...

Progress in Blood Cancers

White blood cells protect us from infection.  However, these cells can become cancerous, leading to malignancies including leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.  Just 50 years ago, a diagnosis of one of these blood cancers was usually a rapid death-sentence.  We understood very little about how these cancers developed and there were essentially no effective treatments.  Dramatic scientific breakthrough...