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2013-09-24 08:30:46

Quiznos Launches National Campaign During Blood Cancer Awareness Month DENVER, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Quiznos announced that participating restaurants across the U.S. and Canada are partnering with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in an effort to end cancer forever. This September and October, customers are encouraged to donate $1 or $5 with their order to help fund cancer research and save lives in the communities where Quiznos does business. "The research...

2013-09-13 16:24:03

New survey shows majority of Canadians participate in local fundraising events such as walks MONTREAL, Sept. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - This September, ten cities across Canada will take part in the 5(th) annual Multiple Myeloma March, a national fundraising event that supports multiple myeloma research, advancements in treatment and much-needed patient and caregiver programs in communities across Canada. Driven by patients and their friends and families, the Multiple Myeloma March is...

2013-08-29 08:24:45

-The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society launches national education campaign during Blood Cancer Awareness Month in September - WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than one half (46%) of adults polled in a new survey believe that blood cancers are one of three leading causes of cancer death in the U.S. In fact, blood cancers are the third leading cause of cancer death, behind cancers of the respiratory system, including lung cancer, and cancers of the digestive system, including...

2013-08-21 12:27:23

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is proud to announce that it has raised more than $200 million in funding for its Co-Pay Assistance Program since its inception in 2007. The program provides support for prescription drug co-pays and health insurance premiums for blood cancer patients who meet certain income requirements. Patients with private insurance, Medicare beneficiaries under Medicare Part B and/or Medicare Plan D,...

2013-07-23 08:29:58

LLS Sponsors & Partners Unite in Mission to Focus on Blood Cancer Cures WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is working with more than 100 national partners and sponsors to realize a world without blood cancers through the Light The Night(®) (LTN) Walk (www.LightTheNight.org). Together with LLS, the corporate partners and sponsors are raising awareness and making a positive impact on the lives of patients today, by literally...

2013-07-17 23:18:07

For the 14th year in a row, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) aims to stomp out blood cancer through the Light The Night® (LTN) Walk (http://www.LightTheNight.org). White Plains, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 For the 14th year in a row, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) aims to stomp out blood cancer through the Light The Night® (LTN) Walk (http://www.LightTheNight.org). The LTN Walk is a powerful and unique fundraising campaign of LLS, which brings together families...

2013-07-17 08:27:19

Thousands Will Walk as One to Raise Funds to Stomp Out Blood Cancers in 2013 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 14(th) year in a row, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) aims to stomp out blood cancer through the Light The Night(®) (LTN) Walk (www.LightTheNight.org). The LTN Walk is a powerful and unique fundraising campaign of LLS, which brings together families and communities to honor blood cancer survivors, as well as those lost to the disease, and...

2013-07-11 16:24:47

16-Year-Old San Antonio Man and Illinois Woman Win National Titles WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) 2013 Man & Woman of the Year campaign exceeded last year's record, raising $22.7 million for blood cancer research and patient services. In its 23(rd) year more than 850 candidates participated and collectively surpassed last year's fundraising record by $3.5 million. (Photo:...

2013-07-08 08:26:22

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Burlington Coat Factory announces the launch of its 12(th) consecutive year of partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night® campaign. Burlington, the #1 National Corporate Light The Night partner, launches its company-wide initiative today by encouraging its customers to make a donation at check-out to benefit LLS. All donations will help in the fight against blood cancers. The national...

2013-07-01 08:24:05

NEW YORK, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International has teamed up with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) to shine a spotlight on blood cancers this July. For the entire month, the highly visible EHE International window at 10 Rockefeller Center will feature LLS's "Someday is Today" brand platform, including a 60-second video showcasing advances in funding lifesaving blood cancer research and access to treatments for blood cancer patients. Statistics show more than 1...