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2014-07-29 12:35:55

The "Light The Night" Campaign has raised more than $2 million over 7 years SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stater Bros. Charities and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) concluded another successful "Light The Night" fundraising campaign in support of LLS' mission to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. These funds will also help LLS invest in research to advances cures for blood cancers....

2014-07-14 08:26:44

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burlington and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night® Walk fundraising campaign have partnered once again to raise money for blood cancer research. Burlington, the #1 National Corporate Light The Night partner, launches its 13(th) consecutive company-wide initiative today by encouraging its customers to make a donation at checkout to benefit LLS. As part of this year's promotion, five young blood cancers...

2014-05-08 16:23:43

In Her New Role, Jagger Attended the Delete Blood Cancer Gala, Which Raised $4 Million for the Cause NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading global beauty company Coty Inc. announced that Georgia May Jagger--supermodel and face of Coty's color cosmetics brand Rimmel and fragrance brand Just Cavalli--has accepted an appointment as the first Coty Global Ambassador in the fight against blood cancer. Coty is founding corporate sponsor of Delete Blood Cancer-DKMS, the world's...

2014-05-07 16:27:52

Having successfully Pioneered Robotic Surgery, Robert "Bob" Duggan Is Giving Hope to Cancer Patients Through His Innovative Biotech Company SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Robert Duggan is at it again, this time leading the way with innovation in the field of cancer treatment. Duggan is CEO of Pharmacyclics Inc., a biotech company based in Sunnyvale, California. He and his team are experiencing major success in treating patients with Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL)...

2014-05-05 08:28:15

LLS Hosts Renowned Blood Cancer Researchers and Patient Advocates to Shine a Spotlight on Its Cures and Access Agenda in the Nation's Capital WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today that it has passed the $1 billion mark in research investment, a significant milestone in the cancer research landscape as LLS continues its 65 year pursuit of advancing breakthrough therapies, finding cures and ensuring access...

2014-04-08 12:31:36

Community Leaders throughout the North Bay Area Assemble to Join LLS in the Fight against Blood Cancers SANTA ROSA, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Bay Area Chapter is launching its 2014 North Bay Man & Woman of the Year (MWOY) fundraising campaign, enlisting influential and compassionate community leaders as candidates competing to raise funds for blood cancer research and cures. In its second year, the North...

2014-04-02 12:31:39

New Program Brings Busy Moms Together to Get In Shape, Meet Other Moms and Raise Funds to Help Fight Cancer SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Bay Area Chapter has launched Moms In Training, a brand new nine-week workout program geared towards helping busy moms prepare for a 5K race, while meeting other moms in their community and raising funds for LLS's mission to fight blood cancer. Moms In Training is based...

2014-03-24 12:29:26

Through the Light The Night Walk fundraising campaign, the franchising company is on a mission to raise $1 million for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at its Great American Cookies®, Pretzelmaker®, Marble Slab Creamery® and MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery® locations across the U.S. ATLANTA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Franchise Group (GFG), LLC, the strategic brand management company and franchisor behind Great American Cookies®, Pretzelmaker®, Marble Slab...

2014-03-04 23:24:34

Lab Testing Company Partners With Bone Marrow Donor Organization Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 ANY LAB TEST NOW® is proud to announce the offering of collection services on behalf of Delete Blood Cancer DKMS, an organization dedicated to helping people become bone marrow donors. The partnership will initially take place in Indianapolis, IN and Greensboro, NC and will eventually become nationwide in April. An ANY LAB TEST NOW medical assistant will help those who are...

2014-02-12 16:26:29

CLL is second indication approved by FDA for ibrutinib; previously approved for mantle cell lymphoma patients WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of ibrutinib to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a significant advance for patients with this blood cancer. Ibrutinib received FDA approval in November to treat patients with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) who had previously been treated with one...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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