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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...

2014-03-10 16:32:44

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is pleased to announce expanded hours for its Information Resource Center (IRC), a toll-free call center staffed with master's level healthcare professionals equipped with the latest information on all of the blood cancers. Beginning today the hours of service will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday. The IRC can be reached at (800) 955-4572. The call center immediately can...

2014-03-06 23:32:39

SuperSlow Zone owner, Kurt Jacquin of Woodstone, Texas was recently featured in The International Business Times for his support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Woodstone, TX (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 SuperSlow Zone owner Kurt Jacquin of Woodstone, Texas, was recently featured in The International Business Times for his support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and...

2014-02-28 23:33:44

Local Non-Profit, Emerald Coast BMX Association, to host bicycle motocross race to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society this Saturday - on March 1st, 2014. Fort Walton Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Fort Walton Beach, Florida’s nationally sanctioned non-profit Bicycle Motocross racing organization is hosting a Bicycle Motocross (also known as BMX) race to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and its cancer research efforts. The event is scheduled for this Saturday,...

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...

2014-02-11 12:27:34

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today announced that John Walter, who has served as president and chief executive officer of the organization since 2008, has stepped down. Louis J. DeGennaro, Ph.D., has been named interim president and CEO while the board of directors considers a permanent replacement. Dr. DeGennaro has been serving as LLS executive vice president and chief mission officer. Walter will consult with LLS...

2014-02-08 23:03:46

Kurt Jacquin, Owner of SuperSlow Zone in San Antonio, TX is proud to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 Kurt Jacquin, Owner of SuperSlow Zone in San Antonio, TX is proud to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient...

2014-01-23 23:29:34

Royal Flush Havanese proud to contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in 2013. Charlestown, Rhode Island (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Along with being a sponsor of the youth basketball league and girls softball league, Royal Flush Havanese is a long time supporter and fund raiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. And it is with great delight that Royal Flush Havanese is able to report that thanks to our generous and loving puppy buyers and loyal and proactive Facebook followers,...

2014-01-23 16:24:44

Grant Program Addresses Three Critical Areas of Blood Cancer Research WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today is pleased to announce the fourteen researchers who will receive funding through the Quest for Cures program - a new grant program that addresses three critical areas of blood cancer research. The three priority areas are: monitoring tumor cell heterogeneity and its contribution to response or resistance to therapy; molecular...

2014-01-22 12:26:50

The top national LLS partner helping to make Someday, Today, for blood cancer WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 12(th) consecutive year, Burlington joined The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night® campaign to raise funds to help find cures and ensure access treatments for patients with blood cancer by encouraging customers to make a donation at check-out. Over the 17 week campaign hosted from July through October 2013, Burlington raised...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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