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2014-09-02 12:28:40

Home Decor Retailer Launches National In-Store Fundraiser and Sponsors Light The Night Walks to Support Cancer Cures PLANO, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Home, the home decor superstore, announced today a national partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to finding cures for blood cancers. Throughout the month of September, Blood Cancer Awareness Month, At Home team members will be collecting $1, $5...

2014-08-28 08:27:53

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and OncoPep have entered a partnership to advance an experimental cancer vaccine to treat patients with smoldering multiple myeloma (SMM), an asymptomatic stage of myeloma. The partnership is through LLS's Therapy Acceleration Program® (TAP), through which LLS forges collaborations with biotechnology companies to help bring therapies to patients faster. OncoPep is developing a...

2014-08-27 08:27:52

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to Raise $300,000 during September, Blood Cancer Awareness Month WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every three minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed. More than 1.1 million Americans are living with, or in remission from, these diseases. Certain forms of these diseases are the most common types of cancer in children and adolescents younger than 20 years. Almost 150,000 Americans will be diagnosed with these cancers this year. There are few,...

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...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.