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While her experience with an aggressive form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) was filled with uncertainty - waiting for a diagnosis, not knowing the effects of chemotherapy, undergoing a stem cell transplant - Sarah Robertson says she learned some important lessons. She discovered she had an incredible supportive network of family and friends. She also says…
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Just a few days before Christmas in 2010, Patrick Alexander, an LLSC First Connection volunteer from Vancouver, was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma. He talks to us about his experience with his diagnosis, treatment and how it changed his view on life.
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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…
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Gail Whiteford returned from a 2014 hiking trip in Japan and Australia, visited her doctor for her annual physical, and was shocked to, soon after, be diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). In this episode, Gail shares her treatment experience and some of the important lessons she has learned, maybe the most important one being, "I learned it…
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This animated video helps you understand AML, its treatment, management and side effects.
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Mrs. Linda August talks about her experience with Lymphoma and how she learned the importance of taking an active part in her care and treatments.
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Scientists continue to gain a deeper understanding of the genetic changes that lead to the development of cancers. This knowledge is being used to develop more precise treatments for blood cancers, especially in Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML).

In this webcast, Dr. Aly Karsan talked about the latest research developments in precision medicine…
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In this presentation, Dr. John Dick, one of Canada’s pioneering scientists in the field of “cancer stem cells”, will explain how his research into the causes of blood cancers holds the promise for improved treatments and quality of life for Canadians affected by blood cancers.
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In this presentation, Dr. Mahmoud Elsawy, hematologist and medical director of IEC (CAT T) Therapy at the Nova Scotia Health Authority talked about the first CAR T-cell therapy program in Atlantic Canada. Dr. Elsawy, reviewed how the program came to Atlantic Canada, what patients can expect today and what we can expect in the future.