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Aptel Research (www.aptelresearch.com) is a strategic specialty marketing research and consulting company, specializing in the life sciences industry. Aptel Research is dedicated to helping healthcare companies understand and integrate the experiences and needs of patients and physicians with cutting-edge science in order to create patient-centric products and services.

ASCLS is a professional association representing over 300,000 non-physician laboratory professionals. The Society’s primary mission is to enable its members to provide safe, effective, patient-centered quality services by advancing their competence and credentials. Medical laboratory professionals are the foundation to quality laboratory medicine and ensure that everyone can access safe, effective, efficient, equitable, patient-centered healthcare.

Published quarterly by the American Association for Cancer Research, Cancer Today magazine empowers patients, survivors and caregivers with reliable, reader-friendly reporting on the latest advances in cancer research, insider looks at people driving progress against cancer, guidance on being an active partner in one’s treatment, and more. Cancer Today’s free monthly e-newsletter contains links to web exclusives, information about events and resources, and magazine highlights

We act on our mission by funding cutting edge, impactful research at leading institutions; promoting awareness about blood cancer; educating patients, families, and health care providers about blood cancer and treatments; fostering patient access to information and health care; and address issues of concern to patients and families impacted by lymphoma, leukemia, and myeloma.

CLL Global Research Foundation began as a concept from patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). The idea was to provide a spotlight on CLL and to accelerate CLL research. Therefore, CLL Global is committed to accelerating progress towards the control of CLL and ultimately finding a cure for the disease as quickly as possible. To accomplish this, we promote a novel structure for research. We preferentially fund projects that translate into rapid clinical applications. We pride ourselves in complementing, rather than replacing, other funding mechanisms by accelerating new ideas, which allows researchers the opportunity for increased funding from other resources.

CLL Patient Advocacy Group (CLLPAG) is a national advocacy group founded in 2002 at an education meeting organized by Ontario CLL patients. CLLPAG is dedicated to providing education and improving access to treatments that will extend the lives of Canadians affected by Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) and Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (SLL).

The CLL Society Inc. (cllsociety.org) is a patient-centric, physician-curated nonprofit focused on patient education and support. Dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of the CLL and related blood cancer communities, it explains the rapidly changing therapeutic landscape and the importance of clinical trials, supports and builds patient networks, and educates providers and patients alike.

The CLL Support Association (CLLSA) is a CLL-specific support charity founded in the UK In 2005. The remit of the CLLSA is to provide support to CLL/SLL patients and their carers by keeping them informed of recent and relevant developments in CLL/SLL treatment and research and to provide opportunities for awareness raising and mutual support. The association has a dual role of patient education and empowerment while raising awareness in the wider community of our unmet needs and improving access to CLL/SLL treatments and care.

Lab Tests Online is an award-winning health information web resource designed to help patients and caregivers understand the many lab tests that are vital part of medical care. Laboratory professionals, who are experts in the field, develop and review all content, including articles on lab tests, conditions/diseases, screening,clinical laboratory topics, and lab test news. The site is produced by AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to clinical laboratory science and its application to healthcare. Learn more.

The "Leukemia Patient Advocates Foundation" is a patient-led non-profit foundation in Switzerland, connecting leukemia patient organizations on all continents to strengthen their advocacy work. Its mission is to improve the lives and survival of patients affected by leukemia as well as their relatives by supporting leaders in providing help and support. It is a platform for discussions and best practice sharing to leukemia patient groups worldwide. The foundation collaborates with all stakeholders involved in research, treatment and care of leukemia patients.

The Patient Access Network Foundation is an independent, nationwide 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to providing help and hope to underinsured patients who are unable to afford the out-of-pocket expenses for their prescribed medications. Since 2004, PAN has provided more than 420,000 underinsured patients with over $880 million dollars in much needed financial assistance to cover out-of-pocket medical expenses across nearly 60 disease-specific programs.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston ranks as one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. MD Anderson is one of only 41 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). For ten of the past 12 years, including 2013, MD Anderson has ranked No. 1 in cancer care in “Best Hospitals,” a survey published annually in U.S. News & World Report. MD Anderson receives a cancer center support grant from the NCI of the National Institutes of Health.

The US Oncology Network is one of the nation’s largest networks of integrated, community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality, evidence-based cancer care. A physician-led organization, The US Oncology Network unites like-minded physicians and clinicians around a common vision of improving patient outcomes and quality of life. Leveraging healthcare information technology, shared best practices, evidence-based guidelines and quality measurements, physicians within The US Oncology Network are pioneering new ways to achieve this vision. The US Oncology Network is committed to strengthening patient access to integrated care in local communities across the nation, including collaboration with a variety of payers, hospitals and academic institutions. The US Oncology Network is supported by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation focused on empowering a vibrant and sustainable community patient care delivery system. For more information, visit www.usoncology.com

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