Lymphoma Research Foundation

The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation's largest non-profit organization devoted to funding innovative lymphoma research and providing people with lymphoma and healthcare professionals with up-to-date education about this type of cancer. The LRF mission is to eradicate lymphoma and serve those touched by this disease.

Latest from Lymphoma Research Foundation

Managing the Responsibilities of Caring for a Loved One with Lymphoma

November 05, 2021

While being a caregiver can often be a rewarding experience, it can also be a very challenging one and may be harder on the caregiver than the patient. Thomas M. Habermann, MD of Mayo Clinic, Rochester shares some helpful strategies on how to cope with some of the pressures of caregiving.

Shining a Light on Lymphoma During Blood Cancer Awareness Month

September 01, 2021

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and LRF Ambassador and Advocate Paul Majkowski share why Blood Cancer Awareness Month is an important tool in helping to raise awareness of lymphoma, bring the community together and advance cures for this disease.

Understanding Telemedicine

April 09, 2021

With telemedicine trending to be a mainstay in how healthcare professionals treat patients, the Lymphoma Research Foundation speaks with Ameet Doshi, MD, MBA at HealthPartners about what is contributing to the surge and how it affects lymphoma patients and survivors.

How TikTok Helped One Cancer Survivor Find Connection and Community

March 11, 2021

This week on the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with lymphoma survivor Nina Luker about what it was like to receive a diagnosis at age 24, and how sharing her story with nearly 200,000 supporters on TikTok and Instagram led her to find purpose with the Lymphoma Research Foundation.

Cancer Survivor Offers Tips on How to Help Loved Ones Get Through Difficult Times

March 09, 2021

Nearly one year ago to the day, 24-year-old Nina Luker was completely blindsided by a diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. But after powering through treatments in the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic, Luker is now cancer-free and offering advice to those who may be looking for ways to help their loved ones through difficult times of their own.

Trading Places: A Father and Daughter's Journey with Lymphoma

October 30, 2020

Bob Meyers and his daughter Leslie Watson have always been close. In fact, they live right down the street from one another in their Georgia neighborhood. So, when Watson received the diagnosis of clear cell carcinoma in the summer of 1996, and then follicular lymphoma later that fall, Meyers was there by her side as her devoted caregiver.

Juliana's Story

March 23, 2015

When my doctor told me that I had stage 4, grade 3a follicular lymphoma, I thought that it was impossible: I had firmly put cancer in my rear view mirror seven years prior. Yet here I was, hearing for the word "cancer" for the second time by the age of 26.