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Happy UFCW Canada Thank You Day!

UFCW Canada is the LLSC's single largest supporter. Since 1985, 250,000 union members across Canada have rallied year after year to raise more than $41 million in the fight against blood cancers. This vital partnership has contributed to many advancements in the treatment and outcomes of blood cancers: The survival rate for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia is over 90%. 50 years ago, it was a mere 3%. Many cancers can be managed by taking a daily pill. Treatm ...

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How we can Support You

If you are trying to adjust to a new normal after cancer, you may benefit from speaking with someone who has had a similar experience. The same may be true if you are currently adapting to a chronic form of cancer or if you are a caregiver for someone with a blood cancer.  Your Community Services Manager can match you with a trained volunteer who has been touched firsthand by a blood cancer. Trained volunteers offer caring support and information to help you navigate every step of y ...

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Cancer doesn’t stop and neither do YOU!

The Secret Power of Fundraising

In this webcast you will hear from community superstars (like you!) who are driven to help others.   These 3 speakers from across the country will come together to discuss: Their unique connection to the cause How they found power and a renewed sense of purpose through peer to peer fundraising How engaging their communities and giving back gave them strength How they are continuing to do this incredible work during a pandemic  ...

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Practical Tips if you are Vulnerable to COVID-19

If you are currently receiving treatment for cancer, you are at a higher risk of having a suppressed immune system. For more information, you can read more in our article about immunosuppression.  Do I have to disinfect my groceries when I get home? What should I do? We recommend that you ask someone you know to do your grocery shopping. You can also use a delivery service and request no-contact delivery so that your order will be left at your doorstep. When your groceries arrive ...

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Medical Cannabis: Is this bud for you?

Join the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada on February 21st for the second of six Winnipeg Patient Information Sessions. The sessions will provide information on blood cancers and relevant topics as well as connect you with others who have a shared experience.  Attend the February session to hear hematologist Dr. Daeninck's presentation: "Medical Cannabis: is this bud for you?"  REGISTER FOR EVENT​   ...

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