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When Lois Lewis was diagnosed with AML in 2010, she had just retired from a career filled with music - as a music therapist, music teacher and leader of an intergenerational choir. Lois shares her cancer experience, which, not surprisingly, included the Gaelic version of the song Auld Lang Syne.
download Acute myeloid leukemia: A conversation with Lois Lewis
Leukemia
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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.
download Multiple Myeloma – A Conversation with Patrick Alexander
Myeloma, Treatment and side effects
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Dr. Ismail Sharif, an assistant professor at Dalhousie University and with the department of hematology, provides an overview of Myeloma: its causes, current treatment options and what the future holds for Myeloma treatments.
download The Latest in Myeloma Treatment
Myeloma
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This podcast is for parents of children with blood cancer, as well as teenagers and young adults affected by this type of cancer. During and after cancer, physical activity is essential for young people. It can speed up their recovery, improve their overall health and help them cope with treatment side effects such as fatigue. In this podcast, Gabrielle…
download  Blood cancer in youth and physical activity
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Joanne was diagnosed with Polycythemia vera in 2012. She shares her experience with her diagnosis, the support she received from local groups and how it has changed her life.
download Living with Polycythemia vera – A Conversation with Joanne McKinley
Myeloproliferative neoplasms
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Max Parrot, professional Canadian snowboarder, speaks candidly about his blood cancer experience and its impact on his life and career. Max explains why he felt like "a lion in a cage" throughout treatment, and lets listeners in on what it took to get his health and mindset back on track.
download Too Young for Cancer - A conversation with Max Parrot
Mental health and wellness
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In this special AYA episode, Montana Skurka and NHL survivor Cynthia Ghosen discuss the power of positive thinking, staying optimistic, and how goal setting can help you through treatment. Cynthia also shares how family and friends played a key role in her recovery and how her cancer experience has shaped her current career.
download No one left behind on the sad train – A conversation with Cynthia
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In this special AYA episode, guest host Montana Skurka connects with Amanda Saunders, who 13 months after having a heart transplant was diagnosed with post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD). The two discuss what life is like living with a rare blood cancer while completing university and living through a pandemic.
download One in a million –A conversation with Amanda
Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Myelodysplastic syndromes, Myeloproliferative neoplasms, Treatment and side effects, Mental health and wellness
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In this special AYA episode, guest host Montana Skurka connects with Cole Myers. When Cole was 16 he went from competing in triathlons to being diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. The two discuss diagnosis, relapse, and the silver-lining that come from their experiences.
download Can’t come to swim practice... I have cancer – A Conversation with Cole
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In this special episode, guest host Montana Skurka connects with AML survivor Michael Wark. Together they explore topics of blogging and sharing a cancer experience, the importance of support networks, the power of spiritualty, and how his cancer experience has changed his life.
download Un-slumping yourself – A Conversation with Michael