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Can avocados fight cancer?

Rich, creamy, nutritious and now cancer fighting. New research reveals that molecules derived from avocados could be effective in treating a form of cancer. Professor Paul Spagnuolo, a researcher funded by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada at the University of Waterloo, has discovered a lipid in avocados that combats acute myeloid leukemia (AML) by targeting the root of the disease - leukemia stem...

Cancer Research Funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Featured in New PBS Documentary Series

To view the entire multi-media release, click here. Contact: Marcie Klein
(914) 821-8205
marcie.klein@lls.org White Plains, NY (February 23, 2015) - Significant advances toward cures for blood cancer patients, many of which were funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) over the past 65 years, are among the dramatic highlights featured in Ken Burns presents CANCER: THE E...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada Names Shelagh Tippet-Fagyas its New President

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact:
Andrea Greif
Senior Director, Communications
(914) 821-8958
andrea.greif@lls.org   (White Plains, NY - March 31, 2014) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society today announced that its Canadian affiliate, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC), has named Shelagh Tippet-Fagyas as its new president, effective today. Tippet-...