THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY HAS ONE GOAL: A WORLD WITHOUT BLOOD CANCERS

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Louis DeGennaro [Dee-Jen-ARE-O], Ph.D., is President and Chief Executive Officer, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). LLS is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer cures. Dr. DeGennaro leads the operations of this $300 million+ cancer patient advocacy agency with headquarters in Rye Brook, New York.
Kimberly Alexander, lost her husband, linebacker Elijah Alexander, to complications from multiple myeloma and has become a strong advocate to raise awareness of the disease.
SUGGESTED QUESTIONS:
Dr. DeGennaro [Dee-Jen-ARE-O]
What are blood cancers and how are they different than other cancers?
Why is Blood Cancer Awareness Month important and what is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) doing to raise awareness, and advance cures?
Kimberly
Tell us about your journey as a caregiver and how you got involved with LLS?
What would you say to a family or someone whose loved one was recently diagnosed with a blood cancer?
How can people become involved in one of LLS’s fundraising programs?
Dr. DeGennaro
Why is LLS focusing on myeloma and what is it doing to fight myeloma and help patients?
How close are we to blood cancer cures and what does that mean for other cancer patients?
Where can those affected by a blood cancer turn to for support?
This interview is courtesy of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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