Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Someday Is Today

Goal LLS is trying to achieve

They want to be able to cure Leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's and Myeloma.

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http://www.lls.org/

History behind LLS

There was a boy who was 16 years of age who was battling Leukemia and 5 years later his parents grew frustrated because there was no effective treatment to treat Leukemia.

The organization was born out of a family's grief following the death of there teenage son.

Success and Failures

Success- Back in 1949 blood cancer diagnosis was almost fatal but now survival rates have doubled, tripled and even quadruped for blood patients.

Failure- They have not yet to make a cure for the diseases.

Issues

They are pretty dedicated in helping with the funding for blood cancer.

Every September LLS observes blood cancer awareness month as a way to raise awareness money

LLS is trying to advance research to find cures and provide access to the breakthrough treatments for blood cancer patients.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is just trying to improve the quality of life those with blood cancer, their friends and family.

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Spokespersons

They just had Diamond Ball Chairs go out and speak to the public.

Survivors also go out and speak to the public.

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Someday we will cure cancer, but today your helping us save lives!