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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.

A Gift by Will or Living Trust

Through a will or living trust, you can leave assets to loved ones and to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada in multiple ways. You can give:

a specific amount
percentage of your estate
what remains after other bequests are made
a conditional gift if your beneficiaries pre-decease you

 

Sample Language for Your Estate Plan

Once you decide how you want to make a gift in your will or living trust, you can use the following suggested language:

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Frag For Cancer 2017

Frag is BACK for it's 12th year!

Atlantic Canada's largest video gaming fundraiser and tournament is near and we're hoping you would join us! Frag 12 is a weekend of gaming tournaments, fundraising and entertainment for all ages. 

Friday 6PM until Sunday 9PM, October 27-29, 2017
Dalhousie Student Union Building, Halifax, Nova Scotia
You can find updated event details on the Facebook Event by CLICKING HERE 

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Hugo

Smooth landing

"As a pilot, we are professionally trained to deal with emergencies, but nothing to that extent" shares Hugo. As an acute promyelocytic leukemia survivor (a subtype of AML), Hugo understands that research made his disease curable today. Thanks to his support network and to the advancement of medicine, Hugo walks today as a proud survivor at the Quebec City Light The Night walk.

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This Holiday Season, Rethink the “Perfect Gift”

 

By: Cynthia Lank

Cynthia Lank 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.

As the holidays approach, the prospect of finding the perfect gifts for our loved ones looms. As anyone who has faced ...

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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.