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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.

Moncton Blood Drive

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada is teaming up with Canadian Blood Services to host blood drives across Atlantic Canada. LLSC staff and volunteers will be onsite to thank donors and provide information on upcoming LLSC events. Please contact Canadian Blood Services at 1-888-2-DONATE to book an appointment!

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The Ryan Kerrigan Leukemia Golf Classic

May 11, 2015
Lansdowne Resort
44050 Woodridge Pkwy
Leesburg, VA 20176

 

Host

Ryan Kerrigan
Leesburg, VA 20176

 

Honorary Chair

Larry Michael
"Voice of the Redskins"

 

Event Chairs

Morris Brown
President and CEO, OMNITEC Solutions

 

Troy Cromwell
Centennial Technologies
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Parents : comment composer avec la situation

photo : Alex | survivant de la leucémieTout au long de la maladie de votre enfant, vous vous assurerez de prendre soin de lui et de l’aider à bien suivre ses traitements. Il vous faudra peut-être aussi prendre le temps d’expliquer ce qui se passe à vos autres enfants, répondre aux questions des autres membres de la parenté et jongler avec les horaires du travail et de la garderie. Durant tout ce temps, vous passerez par-dessus vos propres émotions et besoins.

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Pressé Mason Barristers & Solicitors

Olivia Mason was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in February of 2011 and was in the hospital for 6 months with 5 rounds of chemotherapy. She lost 30% of her body weight and had infections every round of chemo causing partial paralysis from leukemic tumours on her spinal cord, which affected her ability to walk. It was no small task for Olivia and her doctors to fend off her illness. Through the help of Dr. Jason Berman (now a LLSC funded researcher) and his team at the IWK Healt ...

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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.