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Save more lives this #GivingTuesday

A blood cancer diagnosis can feel overwhelming. Thanks to your support, one thing patients and their loved ones never have to worry about is the behind-the-scenes work of researchers across the country.

Whether scientists are exploring the underlying cause of blood cancers or new treatment options, we’re making progress on so many fronts. 

And it’s all because of you. 

CAR T-cell therapy now available in Quebec

Children and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and adults with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (BCGLD) who have not responded to standard treatments will be able to take advantage of CAR T-Cell Therapy. Two facilities offer this treatment: the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center (CHU Sainte-Justine), for children, and the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital (HMR) of the CIUSSS Eas...

National Leukemia Conference 2019

VANCOUVER, BC (November 9, 2019) – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) will bring together leading experts, patients and survivors on Saturday, November 9th during a day-long conference. The National Leukemia Conference – first of its kind in Canada – will showcase the breadth and excellence of Canadian blood cancer research, and enhance patient involvement and education.   “Leukem...

Cancer Vaccines - Dr. Claude Perrault

Dr. Claude Perreault and his team of researchers at the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer, Universite de Montreal’s cancer research institute, have shown how a vaccine could work to fight several types of cancers, including leukemia.    The goal of cancer vaccine therapy is to boost the immune system so that it&nbs...

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