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2014 Light The Night Walks!

This was an amazing year for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light The Night Walks! In Northern California, a total of seven walks hosted over 12,000 walkers and 1,000 volunteers who all helped us raise $3.2 million to help … Continue reading

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Chris-Mix Silent Auction to Benefit LLS!

The 9th Annual Chris-Mix, presented by Mix 104.9 and North Bay Kitchen & Bath Design Center, will be hosting a silent auction to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)! This festive show starring American Authors with Uncle Kracker and Jacquie … Continue reading

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Blood Cancer

Blood cancer isn’t something most people want to talk about. In fact, we’d probably be happy to go our entire lives without ever giving it a second thought. Unfortunately, with more than 1.1 million Americans living with (or in remission … Continue reading

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Thank You LeukoLab!

LeukoLab has been a Team In Training (TNT) sponsor since 2012, helping blood cancer patients by collecting donations of blood cells from healthy donors. LeukoLab was established to provide biotech companies and academic institutions with a reliable source of blood products for … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: How TNT & Blood Cancer Affected My Life – Carol Epstein, Team In Training (TNT) Lavaman mentor

What would make a baby boomer devote seven years to endurance athletics and prompt them to raise over $31,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)? Long before Team In Training (TNT) existed, I thought leukemia was a rare disease … Continue reading

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Blood Cancer Advances Highlighted in San Francisco

New developments in blood cancer treatment took center stage this past week in San Francisco.  On January 21st, a record 700 patients and families gathered for the 7th Annual “Emerging Therapies for Blood Cancer Patients” conference, sponsored by the San … Continue reading

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Welcome to blood cancer awareness month!

September is leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma awareness month and the prelude to one of our busiest times of the year. But before we jump into the whirlwind of October events (our Light The Night Walks, the Leukemia Cup Regatta and … Continue reading

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LLS-funded study uncovers location of potential gene “on-switch”

LLS has long believed in the importance of funding basic biology research. For example, if we can understand how to turn on or off the genes behind cancer growth, then we can develop the means to control it. Researchers at UCLA’s Eli and … Continue reading

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