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Leukemia Research Foundation Earns Charity Navigator “4-Star Charity” Rating for the Third Time

(Northfield, Ill. – February 14, 2019) - The Leukemia Research Foundation proudly announces that for the third time in five years it has earned the coveted “4-Star Charity” rating from Charity Navigator, the highest possible rating from America’s largest national independent charity evaluator.

Loyola to Become First Chicago Center to Produce Cancer-Fighting CAR-T Cells

EDIA CONTACTS: Jim Ritter                        Carl Alston Loyola Medicine             Leukemia Research Foundation 708-216-2445 (office)     847-919-6250 (office) 708-441-7728 (cell)         630-202-8294 (cell) jritter@lumc.edu             carl@LRFmail.org   Leukemia Research

Research Developments in Lymphomas and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Presented at Road to a Cure

Nearly 100 participants attended the 2nd Annual “Road to a Cure: The Latest Developments in Blood Cancer Research,” hosted by the Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) at Cancer Wellness Center in Northbrook, Ill. on Wednesday, May 2. Information about lymphomas, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL),

Wintrust Welcomed as Presenting Sponsor of the ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk

Wintrust joins list of event sponsors committed to fighting blood cancers.   (NORTHFIELD, Ill.) April 17, 2018 — Wintrust, a financial services company based in Rosemont, Ill., has signed on to be Presenting Sponsor of the ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk, benefitting the Leukemia Research

23rd Annual ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk Generates $100,000 to Benefit the Leukemia Research Foundation

Nearly 2,000 runners, walkers, volunteers, and survivors of blood cancers beat the heat on Thursday, June 15 to participate in the 23rd Annual ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk in Chicago’s Grant Park to benefit the Northfield, Ill.-based Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF). The run start was

Update on Leukemia Research Shared at Road to a Cure

Dr. Nancy Zeleznik-Le from Loyola University Medical Center describes the workings of leukemia at Road to a Cure: The Latest Developments in Blood Cancer Research. Nearly 100 people attended Road to a Cure: The Latest Developments in Blood Cancer

Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference

Hematologists/oncologists will provide information on leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. The Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF), in cooperation with Loyola University Health System and the National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match, will host a FREE conference on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

“Road to a Cure” The Latest Developments in Blood Cancer Research

The Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) is proud to present, with the Cancer Wellness Center, "Road to a Cure" The Latest Developments in Blood Cancer Research, on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Dr. Nancy Zeleznik-Le (right), Hematology/Oncology Professor and Interim

Registration Now Open – 23rd Annual ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk

Shake off the cold and help the Leukemia Research Foundation find a cure for all blood cancers. Break out of cabin fever and help the Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) fund research and support patients living with a blood cancer diagnosis by registering for the 23rd Annual ABC 7 Gibbons 5K

Annual Town Hall Meeting for Blood Cancer Patients

Bring your questions regarding leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and myelodysplastic syndromes, to the Leukemia Research Foundation’s Annual Town Hall Meeting. The meeting will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Skokie Banquet & Conference Center, 5300 W.