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Blood Cancer breakthroughs: How you can help

Published On: May 15 2013 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: May 16 2013 09:18:05 AM CDT
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

When the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society was founded in 1949, a blood cancer diagnosis was almost always fatal.

Now, thanks in part to innovative research funded by LLS, survival rates have doubled, tripled, and even quadrupled for blood cancer patients.

Many life-saving measures are happening right in our own backyard.

Pamela Formica and Kate Kline from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society stopped by 69 News at Sunrise to give us a progress report and to explain how you can help.

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