The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation’s largest lymphoma-focused health organization devoted to improving care through education and support services and improving outcomes through investment in the most promising lymphoma research. LRF’s mission is to eradicate lymphoma and serve all those impacted by this blood cancer.
The CLL Society Inc. is a patient–centric, physician–curated nonprofit organization focused on patient education, support and research. Dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of the (CLL) chronic lymphocytic leukemia and related blood cancer communities, we explain the rapidly changing therapeutic landscape and the importance of clinical trials, support and build patient networks, engage in research and educate providers and patients.
We act to help shape a smarter, brighter future for those with CLL and related B cell blood cancers by encouraging and supporting smart patients, providers, clinical trials, research, healthcare delivery systems, and therapies.
Fund Worldwide Medical Research
Based on recommendations from our prestigious Medical Advisory Board, the LRF provides research grants to scientists around the world. The LRF exclusively funds New Investigators – individuals who are beginning to establish their own laboratories and are no longer under the tutelage of a senior scientist mentor. These one year grants are $100,000 each, an impressive amount that allows innovative scientists to act on their ideas, and try new procedures and experiments that will lead to significant breakthroughs.
Over the years, the LRF has funded hundreds of research scientists and projects on five different continents with our exclusive focus on New Investigators.
Patient Financial Assistance
The LRF’s Patient Financial Assistance Program provides support to patients and families struggling under the financial burden of a blood cancer diagnosis. The Program alleviates expenses not covered by insurance that may include doctor visits and co-pays, hospital care, laboratory work, and prescription expenses for transplant recipients.
The LRF conducts educational and support programs for patients, family members, caregivers and medical professionals. These conferences, including the Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference, the Town Hall Meeting, and Town Hall Meeting in Spanish, are offered free of charge or registration. They provide opportunities for direct dialogue between patients and prominent hematology/oncology and transplant specialists to discuss treatment options and procedures.
Founded in 1902, the American Urological Association (AUA) is a premier urologic association, providing invaluable support to the urologic community. Our mission is to promote the highest standards of urological clinical care through education, research and the formulation of health care policy.
The mission of the Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) is to improve lung cancer outcomes by funding research for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer.
Our vision is a world free of lung cancer.
We can accomplish more together than one of us can alone. That’s why LCRF has merged with like-minded organizations over the years. Here’s our history at a glance: