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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.
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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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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.
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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…
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Smouldering multiple myeloma (SMM) is an inactive type of multiple myeloma that shows no symptoms. SMM is a rare, indolent (slow-growing) type of multiple myeloma (MM). For some people, it may never become active myeloma; for some other people, it may take years to develop.
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In this 1-hour webcast, Dr. Versha Banerji, a Canadian leader in CLL treatment and research, have provided the latest information on CLL diagnosis and treatment options. Dr. Banerji spoke about who the disease affects and how it progresses, how decisions are made about when to treat and the factors that influence the choice of treatment, the new CLL…
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Hi! My name is Zoë. I am three years old. I like going outside, playing with my friends and colouring. In this book, I will tell you about my adventure with leukemia
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW. You or your loved one has been diagnosed with a type of blood cancer. You may experience side effects from the therapy you receive. Cytokine release syndrome (CRS) is a side effect that can happen after some forms of immunotherapy treatment. It may cause your immune system to respond too aggressively. How can you manage it?
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Blood cancer isn’t always a one-time event. Some blood cancers , known as “chronic,” can be closely monitored and treated but will not completely go away. How do persons affected by a chronic blood cancer adapt to this reality? LLSC Community Services Leads Desiree Naylor and Natasha Sani address ways to manage living with a chronic blood cancer.
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As a result of cancer and its treatment,people touched by a blood cancer can experience some degree of fatigue and brain fog. In this presentation, Kendra Woloshyn, RN, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, will talk about the two big F words in cancer care along with how to manage fatigue in day-to-day life and self-management techniques to improve brain fog.