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Dana-Farber Researcher Named Millennium Pharmaceuticals Career Development Scholar of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Date:1/13/2009

ing state-of-the-art scientific techniques and sound scientific principles, and his work has shown great promise in leading to improved treatments for patients with leukemia and lymphoma," said Barton Kamen, M.D., Ph.D., LLS's chief medical officer.

About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society(R), headquartered in White Plains, NY, with 68 chapters in the United States and Canada, is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Since its founding in 1949, LLS has invested more than $600 million in research specifically targeting leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Last year alone, LLS made 6.3 million contacts with patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals.

For more information about blood cancer, visit www.LLS.org or call the LLS Information Resource Center (IRC), a call center staffed by master's level social workers, nurses and health educators who provide information, support and resources to patients and their families and caregivers. IRC information specialists are available at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.

    Contact: Andrea Greif
    (914) 821-8958
    andrea.greif@lls.org


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