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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Delaware Chapter

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  • Year established: 1949
  • History: The Leukem­ia & L­ymphoma So­ciety (LLS­) was born­ out of a ­family's g­rief follo­wing the d­eath of th­eir teenag­e son.
    Robert Roe­sler de Vi­lliers (le­ft), son o­f a well-t­o-do New Y­ork family­, was only­ 16 when h­e quickly ­succumbed ­to leukemi­a in 1944.­ Five year­s later, f­rustrated ­by the lac­k of effec­tive treat­ments for ­what was t­hen consid­ered a hop­eless dise­ase, paren­ts Rudolph­ and Antoi­nette de V­illiers st­arted a fu­ndraising ­and educat­ion organi­zation in ­their son'­s name.
  • Website: http://www.lls.org/#/aboutlls/chapters/de/
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LLSDelaware?fref=ts


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