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10 Jun 1997

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valid until May 2014

Date of last visit:

22 Nov 2013
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About LLS // Board and Staff
Board and Staff
John Walter
President & CEO
Louis J. DeGennaro, Ph.D.
Chief Mission Officer

(08 May 2012) - Link

The content provided by LLS is for information purposes only and is in no way intended to be a substitute for medical consultation with a qualified professional.

(08 May 2012) - Link

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LLS collects information from users through several points on the web such as making a donation, ordering free materials, signing up for the lls.org discussion boards and online event fundraising. The primary reason for LLS to collect personal users' information is to provide personalization options for our web visitors, and to facilitate website features that require user input, whether this information is submitted directly by the site user, or collected by use of technologies such as cookies, as discussed below.

(08 May 2012) - Link

The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Source: Myelodysplastic Syndromes. Reviewed by Elihu H. Estey, MD.

(08 May 2012) - Link

last updated on Thursday, September 22, 2011

(08 May 2012) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

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Contact Us

(08 May 2012) - Link

LLS accepts funding from corporate donors, including pharmaceutical, medical device and insurance industries when it identifies companies that will provide support for LLS programs, research or fundraising/campaign events. LLS applies for industry funding through grant requests to individual companies. LLS will only accept industry funding that is free of influence as to the content, format or delivery of its educational, research, public policy and fundraising programs. This policy is directed by the National Office of LLS and is followed by all LLS chapter offices as well.

(08 May 2012) - Link

Advertising Policy The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not host any form of advertising from our web sites or email communications.

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