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Factsheet
Learn how caregivers should be getting the help and information on what they need. Self-care, emotions, activities and hobbies.
Mental health and wellness
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Factsheet
Maintenance therapy is treatment given after the first (primary) therapy used to manage your cancer, or lower your risk of the cancer coming back. Some people may use maintenance therapy for a long time. This type of therapy can include drugs, vaccines, antibodies, or hormones.
Maintenance therapy can be used after a stem cell transplant for a blood…
Treatment and side effects
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Podcast
“We’re hoping that when individuals living with illness, and their families, hear the term “palliative’ they shift their perspective from being afraid they’re coming to the end of life, and start to feel that palliative care is going to support their well-being and quality of life,” says Valerie Fiset, director of the Champlain Hospice Palliative Care…
Treatment and side effects, Mental health and wellness
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Factsheet
The C Word. When Kids get Cancer presentation. A comprehensive document explaining cancer to children. For use in the school or at home.
Lymphoma
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Podcast
“The majority of people with DLBCL will be cured with their first treatment – so that's a success story,” says Dr. John Kuruvilla, working as a hematologist-oncologist for 20 years including as a researcher in DLBCL, which is the largest form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

“Researchers are now focused on maintaining an excellent cure rate and…
Research, Lymphoma
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Webcast
In this 1-hour presentation, Dr. Abi.Vijenthira, hematologist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, provided an overview of the approach to non-Hodgkin lymphomas, and provided updates on recent developments in the management of these lymphomas.
Lymphoma
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Webcast
In this 1-hour presentation, Dr. Mary-Margaret Keating, hematologist at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, NS, provided an overview of the approach to Hodgkin lymphoma and updates on recent developments in the management of this lymphoma.
Lymphoma
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Factsheet
Learn how a caregiver should communicate with a loved one about diagnosis i.e. what to say and what not to say. Information on who can make up the healthcare team/specialists and what their roles entail.
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Factsheet
Both cancer and your treatment can cause side effects. A common side effect is damage to the cells that line the inside of your mouth and throat. This can lead to pain, sores, trouble swallowing, dry mouth, and infections.
Treatment and side effects
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When you are first diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), you may have genetic tests on your leukemia cells. Doctors uses tests such as fluorescent in-situ hybridization (FISH) and DNA sequencing to look for changes in chromosomes and genes, such as whether part of a chromosome is missing or deleted, or mutations.
These genetic tests help…
Leukemia