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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.

Journey of Hope

 

 

Join us June 5th for an evening of celebration, learning and support as we honour those who have helped further the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada's mission.

This free event will feature presentations from health care professionals as well as a first-hand story of hope from a leukemia survivor. Register by May 28th to secure your spot as seats are limited. Due to seating being limited we are only able to secure a spot for you and one guest. For mor ...

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Patient Information & Support Session: Patient Tools for Managing Appointments

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society offers free Blood Cancer Patient Information & Support Sessions facilitated by professionals in a safe and private setting. The sessions are held on the fourth Wednesday of every other month from 6:00-7:30pm at Wellspring Edmonton and are facilitated by Jennifer Alder from Jewish Family Services and Health Care Expert, Kendra Woloshyn RN from the Cross Cancer Institute. March 27th's Patient Information & Support Session ...

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Patient Information & Support Session: Insurance for Cancer Patients - Tera Nyandwi

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada offers free Blood Cancer Patient Information & Support Sessions facilitated by professionals in a safe and private setting. The sessions are held on the second Tuesday of every month from 7:00-8:30pm at Wellspring Calgary Carma House. March 12th's Patient Information & Support Session will be Insurance for Cancer Patients with speaker Tera Nyandwi. 

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Patient Information & Support Session: Nutrition and Brain Health - Dr. Bonnie Kaplan

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada offers free Blood Cancer Patient Information & Support Sessions facilitated by professionals in a safe and private setting. The sessions are held on the second Tuesday of every month from 7:00-8:30pm at Wellspring Calgary Carma House. April 9th's Patient Information & Support Session will be Nutrition and Brain Health presented by Dr. Bonnie Kaplan. 

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Urban Fare Supports The Blood Cancer Community

You are helping Canadians in your community affected by blood cancers!

Thank you Urban Fare!September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Every year, more than 24,500 Canadians will be diagnosed with a blood cancer. Over 2,500 of those Canadians are from British Columbia.

The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

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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.