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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Impacting Blood Cancers and Beyond
Date:2/19/2013

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1964, the five-year survival rate for the most common form of childhood leukemia was only three percent but, today, thanks to treatment advances, about 90 percent of children survive. As the leading global non-profit organization dedicated to curing blood cancers, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has invested nearly one billion dollars in blood cancer research since 1954, bringing us closer than ever to realizing a world without blood cancers.

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LLS has achieved its leadership position through a unique approach to research and fundraising. Its venture philanthropy model forges partnerships with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, academia, medical centers and the National Institutes of Health, to foster the process of drug discovery from basic research to translational and clinical research. Rather than duplicate what the federal government is funding, LLS developed its own research agenda to accelerate the development of promising new life-saving therapies with a focus on un-met medical need.

"We're not your grandfather's charity," proclaims Louis DeGennaro , PhD, LLS chief mission officer. "There is no means of preventing or early screening for blood cancers, so our focus is on life-saving research to find cures. LLS research funding has touched the discovery or development of nearly every therapy used in the battle against blood cancers – including targeted drugs, like Gleevec®, Velcade® and Kyprolis™, and immunotherapies, like Rituxan®."

In fact, LLS is playing a unique role in the pathway to cures, especially for a non-profit organization.  Blood cancers, which include leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and myelodysplastic syndromes, are hema
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