Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Man and Woman of the Year Charity Event


LLS1Hundreds of Thousands Raised to Support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Sancho Van Ryan of Future M3dia was on the red carpet for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society “Man & Woman Of The Year” Charity Event. He interviews Sarah Wilbur, one of this year’s candidates for Woman Of The Year, about how the competition works. 5 male and 5 female candidates compete to see who can raise the most money for blood cancer research. Dr Christopher Khorsandi of VIP Plastic Surgery in Henderson, NV, talks about supporting the LLS and the importance of philanthropy in everyone’s life. Eric Blank, one of the board members of the Southern Nevada Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the 2009 LLS Man Of The Year, reveals how much the LLS contributions have grown over the last few years and the specific ways that the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society helps those suffering from blood cancer. He also discusses future LLS fundraisers including the “Light The Night” walk happening November 1st in downtown Las Vegas.


Mission and Goals
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 is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.

Our Key Priorities will ensure that: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society helps blood cancer patients live better, longer lives.

Advance the diagnosis and treatment of blood cancers through continued funding of academic research, the therapy acceleration program and other special initiatives
Proactively establish a research agenda and direct a portion of research spending to specific areas of unmet medical need for leukemia, lymphoma & myeloma
Participate directly in blood cancer therapy development by expanding research beyond academic collaborations and biotech partnerships to include pharmaceutical companies and/or venture capitalists
Patient Services
Develop a services agenda for patients and their families to address their information and support needs
Inform blood cancer patients and improve access to the latest individual therapy options and blood cancer clinical trials
LLS is the key source of information and services for patients throughout their cancer journey
Public Policy
Increase funding from non-LLS sources to accelerate the discovery and development of blood cancer therapies
Encourage an effective and science-driven regulatory system for efficient review of new blood cancer therapies
Ensure patients have insurance coverage for their treatments and well-coordinated and high quality cancer care
Revenue, Marketing and Field Management
Develop models for revenue growth and allocation among sources to guide future plans
Increase public awareness of LLS as the leading non-profit funding impactful research that is accelerating the development of new therapies and treatments for blood cancer patients
Increase public awareness of the impact blood cancer research is having on patients beyond those for whom they were first developed
Information Technology
Deliver superior services to LLS through its solutions and platforms
Continue to execute plans in place and find new opportunities to partner with the business units
Human Resources
Top-grade all talent in LLS; hire, inspire and retain “A” talent for all positions
Transform the Human Resources department into a proactive service organization
Strengthen a performance-driven culture
Achieve “best in class” level HR processes from on-boarding to out-placement
Expand diversity from top to bottom
Minimize labor-intensive transactions and transaction processing
Greatly reduce staff time spent gathering, consolidating, forecasting and budgeting, actual and operational data
Provide analyses and predictive models that will help LLS solve problems, gain marketplace advantage, and support new initiatives


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