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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.

Donation: Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know that my donation to LLSC is a wise investment? Is it secure to donate online? I'd like to make a donation in someone's memory. Can the family be notified that I made a gift? How do I use appreciated stock to make a charitable contribution? Can I give anonymously? Is my donation tax deductible? I misplaced my tax receipt. How do I get another copy? What is the LLSC Charitable Business Number? Is LLSC a registered Canadian charity? How can I get a copy of yo ...

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Eat at Boston Pizza to Donate!

Looking for a delicious and comforting meal in this cold and rain? Boston Pizza West Broadway in Vancouver is donating 10% of your total meal bill back to the LLSC! Just write "LLSC" on your receipt and drop it in the Earnback box at the front on your way out. **Boston Pizza at 8100 Ackroyd Road, BC - 604-273-6151  

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Corporate Matching Gift Program

Matching Gifts and Workplace Giving

A corporate matching gift is an easy way to increase the impact of a personal contribution to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC). it is a benefit that many corporations offer to their staff. Corporations may double, triple, or even quadruple charitable gifts on behalf of Canadian employees. By taking advantage of a company's matching gift program, you can generate an additional gift that can double or triple your co ...

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Focused Philanthropy

Research + Investment = Cures

Progress happens when smart money and smart research meet. Your major gift commitment of $10,000 or more can shape the future of cancer research, provide services to patients or support advocacy activities.    To discuss your charitable giving interests, including options for supporting a disease-specific research portfolio, please contact our donor development staff: Valerie Manouk. ...

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Invest in a Research Portfolio

To date, LLS and LLSC have invested more than $1 billion in blood cancer research. But our research investment isn't fully realized until every blood cancer patient is cured or able to manage his or her disease with good quality of life. If you choose to support research with a gift of $10,000 or more, you might wish to make a charitable investment in one of nine research portfolios. Through a disease-specific portfolio, you can support multiple projects at leading cancer centres an ...

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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.