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Factsheet
Here are some simple steps we can all take to respect and protect Canadians affected by a blood cancer
download Blood Cancers and COVID-19
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Podcast
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…
download What I learned from my AML experience: Sarah Robertson shares her story
Leukemia, Mental health and wellness
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Webcast
Dr. Tracy Murphy discusses treatment options and what you can do to minimize the impact and side effects of cancer treatment for ALL.
download The Leukemia Conference - ALL Overview
Leukemia
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Podcast
When Darren Bessette was re-diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in 2019, it was more difficult to treat. Darren says he was fortunate to get access to a "revolutionary" new treatment through a clinical trial. Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy is a way to get immune cells called T cells to fight cancer by changing them…
download Darren Bessette explains how "revolutionary" treatment used to treat his DLBCL
Lymphoma, Treatment and side effects
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Factsheet
Learn about WM, how it is diagnosed, an overview of treatments and what happens next
download Waldenström Macroglobulinemia
Lymphoma
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Podcast
When she was diagnosed with Philadelphia positive acute ALL (PH+ ALL) in 2007, Jeanette Castillo leaned heavily on her healthcare background to cope. Having seen many people go through their own health challenges with a hopeful perspective, she adopted a similar attitude. Now 14 years post-stem cell transplant, Jeannette admits is was a long a scary road,…
download Embracing fear and courage: Jeannette Castillo shares her Ph+ ALL experience
Leukemia
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Podcast
The lifting of many COVID restrictions across Canada may leave people living with a blood cancer feeling anxious and uncertain. However, Dr. Gerard Farrel, a GP from Newfoundland, says the best approach is to keep doing what you've been doing for the past 2 years for at least the next 2 months. In this episode, Dr. Farrel offers advice on what those…
download Living with a blood cancer and staying safe as COVID restrictions lifted
Mental health and wellness
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Factsheet
Understand blood transfusion and the different types; address your safety concerns; learn about possible complications.
download Blood Transfusion
Treatment and side effects
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Webcast
Dr. Robert Kridel, a clinician-scientist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, provides the latest in our increasing knowledge about non-Hodgkin lymphoma and how it is being used to improve diagnosis and develop new tailored therapies.
watch Progress in understanding and treating non Hodgkin lymphoma
Lymphoma, Treatment and side effects
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Dr. Christian Steidl, a world leader in lymphoma research, speaks about how exciting new laboratory discoveries are being translated into more effective treatments for Hodgkin lymphoma. Dr. Steidl is the research director of the Centre for Lymphoid Cancer at BC Cancer.
watch Progress in understanding and treating Hodgkin lymphoma
Lymphoma, Treatment and side effects