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Microscope Newsletter August 2018

Microscope Newsletter August 2018

Meet a researcher, celebrate a $1 million event and get ready for Blood Cancer Awareness Month with this issue of Microscope.

12 New Research Projects Funded by the Leukemia Research Foundation

This is the third consecutive year of 1 million or more in grants distributed to New Investigators. NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 17, 2018 -- The Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF) today announced 1.167 million in new blood cancer research funding for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The LRF provides one-year

Microscope Newsletter July 2018

Microscope Newsletter July 2018

Research grants funded, LRF researcher earns award from NIH and one of the first cord blood transplant patients in this issue of Microscope.

24th Annual ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk Presented by Wintrust Financial

A day-long rain stopped just long enough for hundreds of blood cancer survivors and patients, along with other runners, walkers, volunteers and supporters to take the fight to find a cure to Chicago’s Grant Park on Thursday, June 21 for the 24th Annual ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk Presented by

Microscope Newsletter June 2018

Microscope Newsletter June 2018

Conference presentation videos, research grants review and more in this issue of Microscope.

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),

Microscope Newsletter May 2018

Microscope Newsletter May 2018

An LRF-funded researcher studies new AML and MDS drug and a free patient program in this issue of Microscope.

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

Program to Help Cancer Survivors Started by Former LRF Nurse of the Year

Congratulations to former Leukemia Research Foundation Nurse of the Year Linda Rivard, RN, BSN, CPON. Nurse Rivard was featured in a Daily Southtown article recently about the program she started at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill. The program, Pediatric Oncology Survivors in

Microscope Newsletter April 2018

Microscope Newsletter April 2018

An LRF-funded researcher discusses CLL in a video and an AML patient shares her story in this issue of Microscope.