Items Tagged ‘Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’

Lighting the Night in Remembrance

October 23, 2019

Lighting the Night in Remembrance

By uclahealth uclahealth

“My mom passed away from lymphoma cancer four years ago,” reveals Hilda Zamora, a purchasing coordinator in the department of medicine. “I wanted to give back after her passing, and now that I’m getting over a little of the grief, raising money for the Light the Night Walk seems meant to be. It feels like […]

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Tags: blood cancer, cancer, featured, leukemia, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light the Night Walk


Raising Money to Give Hope

October 23, 2019

Raising Money to Give Hope

By uclahealth uclahealth

“Even though I’m not able to be there in person, to comfort a patient or bring hope, by doing this I’m able to give back,” affirms Joash Wampande, an administrative assistant at UCLA Health who is raising money to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during the Light the Night Walk on November 9th. “Blood […]

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Tags: blood cancer, community, leukemia, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light the Night Walk


Support All Around

October 22, 2019

Support All Around

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I’ll be holding my lantern high and proud of everybody else there,” states Daisy Cazares, an administrative assistant in the department of medicine. Daisy is raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk. “I’ll be holding a red supporter lantern for all of those who are going through leukemia or for […]

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Tags: blood cancer, cancer research, community, featured, leukemia, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light the Night Walk


Bringing Light to the Darkness

October 9, 2019

Bringing Light to the Darkness

By uclahealth uclahealth

“The Light the Night Walk raises funds for research and raises awareness to come together and support those who have lost someone to a blood cancer,” recounts Judy Reiter, an executive assistant for the UCLA Health Department of Medicine. “I’m passionate about raising funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for multiple reasons. The first […]

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Tags: blood cancer, cancer, cancer diagnosis, cancer research, featured, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light the Night Walk, LLS


UCLA and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Host Blood Cancer Lecture Series

October 1, 2019

UCLA and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Host Blood Cancer Lecture Series

By uclahealth uclahealth

UCLA Health and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) have partnered to generate awareness about emerging therapies for blood cancer. In 2018, more than 1.3 million people in the United States were living with a type of blood cancer. Because there are no preventive strategies for blood cancer, the LLS works hard to ensure anyone […]

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Tags: blood cancer, leukemia, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, LLS, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, patient education


Blood-cancer research, patients focus of “Light The Night” walk

October 24, 2016

Blood-cancer research, patients focus of “Light The Night” walk

By Roxanne Moster Roxanne Moster

With invitations to so many worthy medical causes and events, it becomes a difficult decision to figure out how to devote your time and energy.  But a colleague who was diagnosed with a blood cancer gave me a laser focus on an upcoming event. Like my treasured co-worker, Jassmine Ahumada’s 7-year-old son, Rey, should be […]

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Tags: adult leukemia, American Society of Hematology, blood cancer, blood cells, bone marrow, cancer, cancer survivors, cancer treatment, chemotherapy, clinical trials, Dr. John Timmerman, engineered T cells