The Three Pillars of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society


The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

The Three Pillars of LLS’ mission: Research, Advocacy, and Access

Research: LLS has invested $1.2 billion in cutting-edge research, funding nearly all of today’s most promising advances.

Access: LLS has provided free information, support services, and financial assistance to over 30,000 people last year.

Advocacy: LLS’ network of more than 100,000 volunteers advocate for state and federal policies that benefit patients ..

Since 2000 more than 40% of the new cancer therapies approved by the FDA are for blood cancer

Blood cancer research leads to treatment advances for other cancers and serious diseases

LLS funded more than 60% of those therapies

LLS funded 15 OF 18 FDA approved treatments in 2017

LLS supported 227 research grants, a $211 million multi-year commitment in 2017