Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The most common cancers in children are different from the most common cancers in adults. More than half of childhood cancers are leukemias and cancers of the brain and central nervous system. During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, visit the National Cancer Institute to: Get information about cancer types Learn about research into causes and treatment … Continue reading


Each September, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors Blood Cancer Awareness Month to advocate for patients and help create awareness of blood cancers and the urgent need to fund research for lifesaving therapies. Over its 60-year history, LLS has invested nearly $1 billion to advance cancer therapies. Remarkable progress has been made, yet more … Continue reading

Advocacy Update at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Office of Public Policy participated in a series of public meetings and submitted written comments regarding the FDA’s preliminary list of nominated disease areas for a patient-focused drug development initiative. The initiative is being conducted to fulfill FDA’s commitments made as part of the fifth authorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA … Continue reading