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2014-08-20 20:21:54

One of the oldest law firms on the Treasure Coast will partner with The Palm Beach Area chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Jetson and the City of Port St. Lucie, FL, for the "Honor a Hero" blood drive at the city's civic center on 9-11. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crary Buchanan, one of the oldest law firms on the Treasure Coast, will pay tribute to the lives lost on 9-11 with its annual memorial blood drive. This year, the firm will partner with the...

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....

2014-07-23 16:28:25

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of idelalisib to treat patients with relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), follicular lymphoma (FL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) is a significant advance for patients with these blood cancers. Idelalisib, which goes by the trade name Zydelig®, is a first-in-class inhibitor of PI3K delta, a protein that is highly expressed in many B-cell malignancies...

2014-07-17 12:29:31

-COMMUNITY LEADERS RAISED $30.5 MILLION TO HELP FIND CANCER CURES- WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Chicago man and Los Angeles woman raised $386,284 and $343,962, respectively, to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) mission to find cures for blood cancers and ensure that patients have access to lifesaving treatments. As the leading fundraisers in the 2014 Man & Woman of the Year campaign, the 24(th) year for this prestigious program, these...

2014-07-16 12:28:26

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Davis, Ph.D., JD, a consultant in crisis management and the launch of new technologies for biotechnology and other companies, has been elected chairman of the national board of directors of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), effective July 1. LLS is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to finding cures and ensuring access to treatments for patients with blood cancers. Davis is the former...

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...

2014-06-10 00:22:14

BREDA, the Netherlands, GHENT, Belgium and WHITE PLAINS, New York, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- arGEN-X, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on creating and developing differentiated therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of cancer and severe autoimmune diseases, today announced it has entered into a partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in which both parties will contribute to the funding of a Phase 2 clinical study of the Company's lead...

2014-05-29 12:28:32

Partnership Set to Raise $250,000 and Provide 12,000+ Hours of Tutoring Services WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While extraordinary progress has been made in treating childhood leukemia and other pediatric cancers in recent years, critical attention must also be paid to the educational and emotional challenges facing kids re-entering school after treatment. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and Sylvan Learning are partnering to raise funds and...

2014-05-22 16:26:35

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Oregon Health & Sciences University forged Beat AML collaboration to find effective therapies for acute myeloid leukemia patients WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today announced a $4 million commitment by the Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation to support a groundbreaking collaboration between LLS and with Brian Druker, M.D., of Oregon Health and Science University to "Beat...

2014-05-19 08:29:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Foundation Beyond Belief (FBB), a team of atheists, humanists and religious allies, just completed their second year with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night® fundraising campaign. FBB is a national partner in support of LLS's mission to find cures and ensure access to treatments for patients with blood cancers. As a Special Friend of Light The Night, FBB has raised $930,000 to date. In their first...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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