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Marking Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Toronto, Ontario (September 3, 2019) – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) kicked off Blood Cancer Awareness Month and announced today it will invest over $4 million in research projects that take on the toughest challenges in blood cancer. “We want to leave no stones unturned when it comes to finding cures,” said Alicia Talarico, LLSC president. “Our goal is to support scientists who...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada announces VP departure

Halifax, Nova Scotia (June 29, 2019) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) today announced that Joe DiPenta, its Vice President of Development, will be leaving the company to pursue other interests, effective August 2. “Joe has been an integral part of our executive management team,” says Alicia Talarico, LLSC’s president. “I have a deep appreciation for his leadership in building the infr...

Beer Store Bottle Drive in 14th year of supporting blood cancer cures

May 24, 2019 – On Saturday, May 25th, The Beer Store and its affiliated union – United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 12R24 – are inviting Ontarians to join in the fight against blood cancers by donating their empty beer, wine and liquor containers to any Beer Store location during the 14th annual Returns for Leukemia Bottle Drive. All proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (L...

Announcing Max Parrot as Official Spokesperson

Montreal, Quebec (May 9, 2019) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) is proud to announce that it has teamed up with Max Parrot, Professional snowboarder and 2018 Olympic Games silver medalist, to help accelerate blood cancer cures. Max Parrot will walk in solidarity with the blood cancer community at our annual flagship event – Light The Night Walk in October. Now in its milestone 15th year, Li...