Every five minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer: leukemia, Hodgkin or non-Hodgkin lymphoma, or myeloma. Every nine minutes, someone dies.
Although progress has been made against blood cancers, the leading cause of disease-related deaths among children remains leukemia. Lymphomas are the most common blood cancers with incidence increasing with age, and myeloma has a 30 percent survival rate.
In an effort to cure blood cancers, the Leukemia & Lymp...
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