As part of @bidencancer initiative #BidenCancerSummit, LRF is hosting a roundtable discussion to explore the challenges faced by scientists seeking to pursue a career in #lymphoma research and patient care. #CancerFIERCE #LightItRed #BCAM
Did you know it's World Lymphoma Awareness Day? #WLAD Buildings and landmarks will #LightItRed for #Lymphoma today. Visit lymphoma.org/lightingpartners to find a lighting partner in your area and to find out how you can #LightItRed.
In recognition of World Lymphoma Awareness Day (WLAD) on Sept 15, please consider donating $15, or a multiple thereof, in honor of a doctor or member of your, or your loved ones, healthcare team who helped make an impact on your life. After donating, document your message of thanks on LRF’s Light It Red Selfie Card, take a picture, and post it on social media with #LightItRed. Visit, support.lymphoma.org/2018BCAM to donate today.
September is National Blood Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM)! Learn more about LRF’s awareness initiative, #LightitRed for #Lymphoma at the link in our bio.
TEAM LRF SPOTLIGHT: Team LRF member, #LRFAmbassador, and lymphoma survivor, @ericasurvived, is raising funds and awareness for Blood Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) this September by designing and selling her own survivor t-shirts. Thank you Erica for your dedication and support of LRF's mission! Have your own creative idea to raise funds and awareness during BCAM? Let us know in the comments below or visit support.lymphoma.org/fundraiseyourway to get started.
Lymphoma Research Foundation Scholar, David M. Kurtz, MD (Stanford University) recently published a study in, the Journal of Clinical Oncology, which analyzes the prognostic value of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) before and during therapy for predicting outcomes in diffuse large B-cell #lymphoma (DLBCL) patients. Read the full article here: ascopubs.org/doi/abs/10.1200/JCO.2018.78.5246#.W33VGQIm4Qs.twitter
TEAM LRF SPOTLIGHT: To celebrate being two years cancer-free, Team LRF member Vera, turned her love of swimming into a into unique Swim-a-Thon, to support LRF's mission. Vera swam 30 miles in 60 days at her local pool, raising more than $7,000 - and counting - to help eradicate #lymphoma and serve all those impacted by this disease. Thank you to Vera and all the members of Team LRF for their hard work and dedication to LRF. To start your own Team LRF fundraiser, visit: support.lymphoma.org/fundraiseyourway
Tonight, more than 200 members of Team LRF joined the Lymphoma Research Foundation for the New York Lymphoma Walk. The NY walk has raised over $150,000, and counting to support LRF. Special thanks to the Grand Marshal of the walk Dr. Anas Younes from @sloankettering, and to our emcee @mylestv from @NY1.