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Graft versus cancer effect

With an allogeneic stem cell transplant, the donated stem cells make immune cells that are not totally "matched" with the patient's cells. For this reason, the donor immune cells may recognize the patient's cancer cells as foreign and kills them.

Tina's Story

Leukemia first touched my life in 2013 when my mother was diagnosed with an acute form of the disease. My world was turned upside down. Immediately fear kicked in! I was so scared to lose one of the most important people to me. My heart was filled with so much sadness and despair. I turned to my faith finding peace in prayer. I spent five months caring for my mother until she passed on Christmas Eve morning. My family and I are comforted by the thought of her becoming our Christmas angel gu ...

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How to Make a Compelling Ask

The best kept secret to fundraisingIn this webcast you will hear from influential leaders in the peer to peer fundraising community, as they come together to discuss:

How to be confident when asking for donations
Why it’s important to share your story
How to inspire others to join your team
How to utilize the talents of your team
How to embrace rejection and show gratitude

 

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Night of Inspiration

The Young Ambassador's Committee are launching their 2018-2019 committment!

​Come and enjoy the start of summer with a drink and support the fight to end blood cancers! All proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada.

​Your entrance fee provides you with one free drink of your choice *

 

*No tax receipts will be issued

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Glossary Results

Graft versus cancer effect

With an allogeneic stem cell transplant, the donated stem cells make immune cells that are not totally "matched" with the patient's cells. For this reason, the donor immune cells may recognize the patient's cancer cells as foreign and kills them.