Leukemia is a cancer of the blood, which begins in a patient's bone marrow.
There are two primary types of leukemia, acute (fast-growing) and chronic (slow-growing).
Leumekia is the most common cancer affecting teenagers and young children.
One third of child cancers are blood cancers.
327,000 Americans suffer from or are recovering from leukemia.
Gene-silencing therapies and CAR T-cell therapy, which involves removing a patient's T cells, modifying them in a lab, and then re-injecting them are two of the many revolutionary treatments the BIO Run will support.
Every four minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer.
Every ten minutes, someone dies from a blood cancer.
Together, we can turn the tide of this crippling disease.