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Factsheet
You or your loved one has been diagnosed with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML). What does it mean and how will it affect you? This fact sheet will help you: Learn about CMML and how it is diagnosed,Get an overview of treatment options,Understand what happens next.
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Webcast
In this webcast, nurse and psychotherapist Bonney Elliott addresses the psychosocial impacts of living with a chronic blood cancer on quality of life, stress, and social and family relationships.
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Video
Learn ways to live better with a chronic cancer.
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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…
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Managing anxiety - Factsheet Icon
In this document, Romy shares her advice on how to manage anxiety following a cancer diagnosis.
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Adjusting to physical changes - Factsheet Icon
In this document, Christian shares his advice on how to adapt to some of the physical changes that can occur following a cancer diagnosis.
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Webcast
Being a caregiver to a loved one living with an acute leukemia is an important and demanding role and unlike any other. The responsibilities are wide-ranging and many may be new to you. In this education session from our Acute Leukemia Interactive Workshop Donna Thomson, a caregiver, author and activist, discusses practical tips and strategies that you can…
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Adjusting Your Social Life Factsheet
In this document, Siham shares her advice on how to adapt your social life and some projects following a cancer diagnosis.
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Podcast
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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Podcast
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…