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In this episode of our AYA podcast series, Sukant Sharma shares his experience balancing work, side effects, and his personal life after being diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Treatment and side effects
When Ron Ternoway was diagnosed with a rare blood cancer called Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia (WM), he tracked down as much information as he could so he could be, as he describes it, a full partner is his treatment.
When she was a first-year resident, Dr. Mary-Margaret Keating's grandfather was diagnosed with a fast-growing lymphoma. At the time, she was unable to answer many questions from her family. It made her more interested in trying to understand the disease and was one of the factors that influenced her to specialize in treating lymphomas. Dr. Keating, a…
Michelle Lambert speaks with Veronica Vardy, mother of 5 year old Amelia who is an ALL survivor. Veronica discusses the impact cancer had on her daughter, her family, and what her role as caregiver was like.
Dr. Gilles Robichaud speaks about CLL research. He shares information about his current research and how it could help inform CLL treatment in the future.
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.
Ever since he was diagnosed with myelofibrosis 20 years ago, Doug Chisolm has tried to live every day to the fullest, even spending all his retirement savings and having to start saving again. In this episode, Doug speaks about the ups and downs of his blood cancer experience, why he thinks it's crucial to have a strong support system and what he…
This booklet was designed to answer some questions you may have about NHL. It summarizes the treatment options that are available in Canada.
After being diagnosed with leukemia at 21 years old, Shae-Lynn Way shares her experience with shifting her mindset while preparing for a second stem cell transplant after her leukemia returned.
Leukemia, Treatment and side effects
Originally thought to be a locked muscle from exercise, Michelle Burleigh shockingly discovered that she had a rare form of Acute Leukemia. In this podcast, Michelle recounts her experience being diagnosed with APL, revealing how her sudden diagnosis taught her about finding perspective, slowing down, and making the most of each day despite living with…