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“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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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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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
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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Video
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
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Factsheet
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.
Myeloma
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Webcast
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…
Leukemia, Treatment and side effects
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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?
Treatment and side effects
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Webcast
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.
Mental health and wellness