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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.

Thrombaphérèse

Ceci est un procédé qui utilise un appareil spécial pour recueillir les plaquettes dans le sang d’un patient et, ensuite, retourner au patient le plasma (la portion liquide du sang) et les globules rouges. Il est utilisé seulement dans des situations d’urgence, par exemple des complications aiguës liées à la coagulation, alors que la numération plaquettaire est très élevée et doit être réduite rapidement. L’effet de réduction des plaquettes de ce traitement est temporair ...

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Thanks Mom! Give Life 2017

Get cheeky! Get swabbed!

Why?  Mom gave you life - let's give life to others through blood donation or potential stem cell or organ donation.  Do it in honour of her!

Who?

Healthy individuals who want to thank mom and give life!
Stem cell registrants:  Must be 17+ 
Blood Donors: Must be 17+
Cord blood donors:  Must be 18+, delivering at BC Women's Hospital
Potential organ transplant donors

How?  Visit us to learn more.  You ca ...

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Montreal Volunteer Leadership Committee

The Volunteer Leadership Committee consists of 15 influential leaders in the Montreal community. They contribute to the strategic development and growth of the Light the Night Walk.Co-Presidents

John Brandone
Groupe LMT

John Marcovecchio
Magil Construction

Corporate Light the Night Walk Chair

Jean Bertrand
Chubb Insurance

Family & Friends Light the Night Walk Chair

Matthew Cutler
Levy Canada & Moose knuckles

Members

Bri ...

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Empower Pack

A free care package for blood cancer patients in London, Ontario.We at the LLSC are committed to providing patients the resources they need in order to live a better quality of life. That is why we are now offering a FREE care package for blood cancer patients in London, Ontario.

This care package was designed to assist you in staying organized throughout treatment, allowing you to keep track of medications, doctor appointments, and symptoms amo ...

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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.