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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...

Fighting for funding

Stephen Saunders (centre) with his four children (left to right): Calder, Hailey, Payson and Regan. Saunders went to Boston for CAR T-cell therapy, which wasn’t yet available in Nova Scotia. (Photo courtesy of Hailey MacDonald)   Stephen Saunders didn’t have a lot of time left. A couple of months, his doctors said. But Saunders wasn’t going to go gently into that good night. He was going to Bo...

Olympian Max Parrot to join 15th annual Light The Night Walk across Canada

TORONTO – September 27, 2019 – Max Parrot, professional snowboarder and 2018 Olympic Games silver medalist will join more than 35,000 Canadians expected to take part in the annual nation-wide flagship event hosted by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC). At Light The Night Walk, participants in 12 cities will walk in solidarity to show their support for more than 128,000 Canadians affected by bloo...