Conquering Leukemia is the sole southeastern chapter of the Leukemia Research Foundation, dedicated to raising awareness and supporting research in newer and more effective treatments for all blood cancers.

News & Events

We look forward to seeing you in 2019:

Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference
May 11, 2019
This free educational program is for patients and caregivers who want to learn more about treatment options.

Gibbons 5K Run 3K Walk
June 13, 2019
Join us on Thursday, June 13th in downtown Chicago’s Grant Park for our 25th annual ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk. 100% of all proceeds benefit the Leukemia Research Foundation in the fight for a cure for all blood cancers.

Road to a Cure - CAR T-cell Therapy Efficacy, Treatment, Access

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
215 Revere Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062

Please join Michael Nishimura, PhD for a presentation on the latest research developments in CAR T-cell Therapy for blood cancer patients.

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Blood cancer's Achilles' heel opens door for new treatments

University of Edinburgh - April 25, 2019

New findings about a fatal form of blood cancer could aid the development of new drugs with significantly less harmful side effects than existing chemotherapy.

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