Microscope | February 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.

RESEARCH UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

LOI Deadline Friday, February 7

Researchers have until tonight to submit a Letter of Intent, to be considered for research funding.

Read more here.

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Matthew Mei, M.D.

Emerging Treatment Option for Older Adults with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

There could be a new first-line therapy for older adults with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Read more here.

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Chintan Parekh, M.D.

Funded Researcher is New Member of Society for Pediatric Research

Meet a new member of the Society for Pediatric Research.

Read more here.

PROGRAMS UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

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Save the Date: Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference

The 16th Annual Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference will be held on Saturday, May 9 in Rosemont, Illinois.

Read more here.

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Patients Get Answers at Town Hall Meeting

175 attendees participated in the Annual Town Hall Meeting.

Read more here.

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Resources for Patients

A comprehensive listing of information and support services is available on the
Leukemia Research Foundation website.

Read more here.

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Until the Cures are Found

Planned gifts help the Leukemia Research Foundation achieve its mission.

Read more here.

EVENTS UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

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Save the Date: Kids’ Party!

A day of fun is scheduled for pediatric blood cancer patients and their families on Sunday, May 31 at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Read more here.

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Leap Year Special for Runners/Walkers

Register for the 26th Annual ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk today! You'll be glad you did.

Read more here.

DONOR SPOTLIGHT

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The Promise of Research

Fiscal responsibility and adherence to mission has its rewards.

Read more here.

Krissy Schintgen and Tera Hafermann

Fundraising for One of My Very Best Friends

Facebook fundraisers make it easy to give from the heart.

Read more here.

EVENTS IN FOCUS

February 8
Affiliate Board of the
Leukemia Research Foundation
Kendra Scott Sips, Sweets and Jewels

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

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

May 17
Jessica Shayne Magid "Chai" Chapter
Zumbathon

June 7
Donald Davidson-Alan Brin
Memorial Chapter
Raffle for Research Drawing

June 18
Jim Gibbons Memorial Chapter
26th Annual
ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk

July 31 - August 2
Kingfish Shootout
Carrabelle, Florida

August 7
Joey's Angels Chapter
19th Angels in the Fairway Golf Outing

September
Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September
Conquer Leukemia Chapter
2nd Annual Bet on a Cure
Peachtree City, Georgia

Leukemia Research Foundation

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