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Eosinophil

A white blood cell that helps to fight some parasitic infections and participates in allergic responses.

Gordie

It’s difficult for me to comprehend the amount of ongoing grief a parent must endure after a child dies of cancer.

Bryan Carroll passed away in November 2015 from Leukemia. He was just 7 1/2 years old.

My wife, Karen, and I wanted to do something for the family. Karen and Marsha, Bryan’s mom, met at the Maritime School of Social Work in 1998 and became good friends. Marsha was the maid of honour at our wedding and, over time, we got to know the whole family, including Bryan’s da ...

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Volunteer

Volunteers are the backbone of LLSC. Anyone can be a volunteer - there's no such thing as a "typical" volunteer.Our volunteers are as diverse as the volunteer opportunities available:

You can volunteer for as few or as many hours as you'd like. We offer flexible schedules and convenient ways to volunteer with different levels of commitment and responsibility. Volunteer once a week, once a month or once in a while!
We can match volunteer assignments to your capabilities and i ...

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Treatment

It's important that your doctor is experienced in treating MDS patients or works in consultation with a hematologist oncologist who has experience treating MDS patients.

 

Types of MDS Treatment

Doctors use several types of approaches and treatment combinations for MDS:

Watch-and-wait
Blood transfusions
Blood cell growth factor therapy
Antithymocyte globulin therapy
Chemotherapy and drug therapy
Stem cell transplantation
Your doctor may suggest that you parti ...

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BMO Vancouver Marathon

Join the Team that Saves Lives!

Team In Training honours and supports blood cancer patients through endurance sports like running and walking. TNT provides a full training program (5k - full marathon) catering to runners and walkers of all experience levels. Our teammates work together to achieve health and fitness goals while funding life saving blood cancer research and valuable patient support programs.

Proud host of the 2010 Olympics, Vancou ...

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Why support the LLSC?

Invest in Finding Cures

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) is the largest voluntary cancer research agency specifically focused on finding cures and better treatments for blood cancer patients. With the scope and scale to fund many projects at the same time, LLSC supports hundreds of cancer scientists around Canada.

 

Research Depends on You

Unlike commercial enterprises that consider blood cancers as "orphan diseases" with small markets and limited profit ...

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Eosinophil

A white blood cell that helps to fight some parasitic infections and participates in allergic responses.