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2013-06-27 16:25:11

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilles B. Legault, Senior Counsel, Global Legal Affairs at Canadian National Railway Company (CN), has been elected to the National Board of Directors of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), effective July 1, 2013. His term will run through June 30, 2016. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130627/NY39897) Legault has been with CN in Montreal since August 2000. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of...

2013-06-19 23:02:14

This year alone, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is supporting more than 300 research projects with one goal in mind: Discovering lifesaving therapies for blood cancer patients. And in 2013, “Team In Training” (TNT), a flagship LLS fundraising campaign and the world´s first and largest endurance sports training program, is marking its landmark 25th anniversary. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 TNT Fuels 300 New Research Programs to Discover Breakthrough...

2013-06-19 08:29:06

-TNT Fuels 300 New Research Programs to Discover Breakthrough Treatments& Cures- WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This year alone, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is supporting more than 300 research projects with one goal in mind: Discovering lifesaving therapies for blood cancer patients. And in 2013, "Team In Training" (TNT), a flagship LLS fundraising campaign and the world's first and largest endurance sports training program, is marking its...

2013-06-13 23:26:46

Two locals, Manny Camara and Karen Routt have been named the winners of this year´s Silicon Valley Man & Woman of the Year for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society´s (LLS) — Greater Bay Area Chapter. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Manny Camara and Karen Routt have been named as this year´s Silicon Valley Man & Woman of the Year for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society´s (LLS)–Greater Bay Area Chapter. During a spirited ten-week cancer fundraising...

2013-06-12 23:18:01

Firm´s Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility named 2013 LLS ℠Woman of the Year,´ leading the National Capital Chapter to set a new fundraising record of $1.145 million. McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 MorganFranklin Consulting, a leading business consulting and technology solutions company based in McLean, Va., and London, announced that Jeana Foster, the firm´s Senior Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), has been named the 2013 Leukemia...

2013-06-11 23:02:19

Spirited 10-week fundraising competition introduced powerful new techniques to raise money for vital blood cancer research and patient services. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 The Greater Bay Area Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will announce the results of its 23rd annual “Man & Woman of the Year” campaign — in which candidates introduced innovative cancer fundraising techniques that garnered headlines around the world — at the...

2013-06-06 16:27:21

Partnership Seeks to Accelerate Development of Innovative Therapies WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today joined the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston to establish a network of sites for clinical trial testing of innovative blood cancer therapies in community oncology settings across the country. This groundbreaking Blood Cancer Research Partnership (BCRP) will bring clinical trials closer to where patients live...

2013-06-05 16:24:36

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of lenalidomide (Revlimid®) to treat patients with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is encouraging news for these patients. "Despite advances in treatment, most mantle cell lymphoma patients relapse over time. So, lenalidomide is a welcome effective treatment option for these patients," said Clare Karten, senior director of mission education for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)....

2013-06-05 12:31:36

June 5 - June 25 campaign to help in the fight against blood cancer SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is teaming up once again with Stater Bros. Charities for the sixth year of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "Light The Night" fundraising campaign to raise awareness and funds for Leukemia, Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Myeloma and Myelodysplastic Syndromes. (Logo:...

2013-05-22 16:25:27

Anti-CD20-Interferon Alpha Fusion Protein (IGN002) is a promising drug candidate for NHL patients who are resistant to standard therapy WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is committing approximately $6( )million to Valor Biotherapeutics, LLC, a joint venture between ImmunGene and Caliber, to co-fund the completion of pre-clinical development, manufacturing, and a Phase I clinical trial for a novel fusion protein that may change...