George Pendergrass Foundation presents the 2017 BJJ Roll-A-Thon

The George Pendergrass Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization benefiting Leukemia and other blood related cancer research. Money raised from the efforts of the George Pendergrass Foundation are donated solely to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). The LLS is a wonderful organization that does amazing work in not only research but patient and family support. https://www.lls.org/who-we-are/mission
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The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
LLS exists to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. We are the voice for all blood cancer patients and we work to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients.
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Research
As there are no means of preventing or early screening for most blood cancers, the LLS research agenda is focused on finding cures. LLS drives research in areas of unmet medical need, and helps to bridge the gap between academic discovery and drug development. LLS identifies and funds the most promising blood cancer research projects and forges partnerships with academic institutions, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to accelerate the development of new therapies.
Patient Access
LLS is the leading source of free, highly specialized blood cancer information, education and support for patients, survivors, families and healthcare professionals. We touch patients in their communities through our chapters across the U.S. and Canada. We advocate for blood cancer survivors and their families, helping patients navigate their cancer treatments and ensuring they have access to quality, affordable and coordinated care.

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Interested in attending the 2017 BJJ Roll-A-Thon?

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