Microscope | January 2020

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Microscope e-Newsletter of the Leukemia Research Foundation.

Dedicated to conquering all blood cancers by funding research into their causes and cures, and enriching the quality of life of those touched by these diseases.

Thank You!

YOU made an incredible difference in 2019!

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RESEARCH UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

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Letter of Intent Deadline, February 7

New Investigators have one more month to submit an LOI for funding consideration.

Read more here.

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Jan Burger, M.D., Ph.D.

Video: Risk Assessment in Newly-Diagnosed CLL

Useful information and perspective for CLL patients.

Read more and see the video here.

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Ann Mullally, M.D.

Video: Perspective on Treatment Options for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Doctor Ann Mullally says that primary care doctor is critical in the diagnosis of myeloproliferative neoplasms.

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Matthew Mei, M.D.

Video: Meet a Researcher Funded by the Leukemia Research Foundation

Doctor Matthew Mei considers the whole patient when it comes to treating disease.

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PROGRAMS UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

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Town Hall Meeting, January 26

Blood cancer patients, caregivers, survivors and family members can ask any blood cancer-related question.

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New Leukemia Research Foundation Staff Member

Welcome Carrie Callas, Director of Programs and Research Grants Administrator.

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EVENTS UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

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Kohl’s Awards $10,000 Grant to the Dads’ Chapter

“We would like to thank Kohl’s for their continued support of the Dads’ Chapter and the Leukemia Research Foundation.”

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Trivia Night in St. Louis

Demonstrate your trivia knowledge while fighting blood cancers.

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Resolution: Participate in the ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk

Some motivation to help you keep that healthy resolution, while supporting the fight to cure blood cancers.

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EVENTS IN FOCUS

January 11
Joey's Angels Chapter
Joey's Angels Ski Days

January 26, 2020
Annual Town Hall Meeting

January 26, 2020
Donald Davidson - Alan Brin
Memorial Chapter
Skeeing for a Cause
2 vs. 2 Skeeball Tournament

January 30 - February 4, 2020
Donald Davidson - Alan Brin
Memorial Chapter
Ski for Research

February 8
Steve Grimes Memorial Chapter
Trivia Night
St. Louis, Missouri

February 29
Joey's Angels Chapter
Joey's Angels Ski Days

Leukemia Research Foundation

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