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You or your loved one has been diagnosed with a type of blood cancer. You will be making important decisions with your healthcare team.
Treatment and side effects
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Webcast
If you are affected by a blood cancer, you want your voice to be heard and your health care needs to be met. Ryan Clarke, Senior Vice-President, Advocacy & PR at CRG-Eversana Canada Inc, speaks about the importance of self-advocacy and will share tips on how to be an effective advocate when working with your medical team.
Mental health and wellness
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Video
To understand blood cancers, you need to know where the three types of cells in the blood come from and where they go: red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.
Diagnosis and tests
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Podcast
The emotional cost of caregiving when a loved one has a blood cancer is no small matter – as Saskatchewan’s Lori Galbraith can attest. The mother of four was the caregiver of her husband Jim, who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and underwent a stem cell transplant.

“The hardest part was providing positive emotional support [to…
Mental health and wellness
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Video
Your treatment plan for DLBCL will be based on your age and overall health, potential long-term side effects, your stage (where the disease is located in you), symptoms, and fertility if applicable. Types of treatment for DLBCL include traditional chemotherapies, targeted therapies, stem cell transplant, radiation, and immunotherapies.
Lymphoma
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Factsheet
Learn how Caregivers care for a loved one during treatment. How to prepare the home and keep the home safe for mobility of patients, what cleaners to use, how to deal with pets and overall safety.
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Factsheet
Learn how caregivers take care of relationship changes, intimacy issues, childcare, communication, medications, young adults and waivers
Healthcare management
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Factsheet
Learn how to deal with a child that has cancer and their family, teachers and counsellors. How to communicate and coping skills. Included is a worksheet to help with keeping track of appointments.
Healthcare management
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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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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