You are not alone.
Know that the blood cancer community is here to support you every step of the way.
What happens next?
Telling others you have CLL
Talking to family and friends
Telling your children
Speaking with your employer
Taking charge of your care
Preparing for appointments
Understanding lab results
Asking for a second opinion
Managing your new reality
Coping with fear, anxiety and stress
Taking care of your body
Managing fatigue and cognitive challenges
Understanding insurance and organizing finances
Resources on CLL
Download fact sheets, guides and other resources to learn everything from the disease symptoms, statistics and treatment options.
Get an overview of what your blood and bone marrow do; understand the different types of stem cell transplants; learn who is eligible for a stem cell transplant; find out how to prepare for a stem cell transplant; learn about recovery.
You or your loved one has been diagnosed with a type of blood cancer. Cancer treatment can be complex, with different types of treatment options available for some blood cancers. What are they and how do they work? This fact sheet will help you Learn about the different treatment options available, Understand each type of treatment and how it can help, Prepa…
You or your loved one has been diagnosed with a type of blood cancer. You will be making important decisions with your healthcare team.
Play this podcast to get the latest scoop on this disease directly from an expert in the field of blood cancers.
Andy Friedman returned to Ontario from BC’s Gabriola Island with a plan to spend more time with his grandchildren. What he did not plan on was a chronic lymphocytic leukemia diagnosis. In this episode, Andy talks about the good and bad of his post-diagnosis life, including his experience with watch and wait. He also shares two important pieces of advice for …
Amy Pulsifer talks about her experience managing long term effects due to her Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL).
Dr. Gilles Robichaud speaks about CLL research. He shares information about his current research and how it could help inform CLL treatment in the future.
It's not at all surprising that when Eric Pitters was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) he told his doctor, "I've got a cancer and I want it treated now." However, his doctor explained that it would be best to use an approach called Watch & Wait. Several studies have shown that early treatment does not have benefits for low-risk blood cancer…
Play the video to better understand the diagnosis, treatment and research progress for this disease.
Short animated video about the active surveillance approach (watch and wait) to help you understand the benefits and find out what it means for you.
Join Dr.Versha Banerji, a Canadian leader in CLL treatment and research, who will provide the latest in the diagnosis and treatment of the disease.
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL): What it is when to treat and what’s ahead | The National Leukemia Conference 2022
In this session, Dr. Sue Robinson, a hematologist at the QEII Health Centre, explained how CLL is diagnosed, who will require treatment, why active surveillance is often the first step, and current and upcoming treatment options
Join the CLL Facebook support group
CLL Information & Support is a Canadian community for individuals living with CLL, families affected by CLL, and professionals working with CLL. The objective is to share the experiences of patients, families, friends, or professionals to inspire and encourage others affected by the disease.
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About your subtype
Doctors classify chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) into subtypes by using various tests. The subtype plays a large part in deciding the type of treatment.