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Graft versus cancer effect

With an allogeneic stem cell transplant, the donated stem cells make immune cells that are not totally "matched" with the patient's cells. For this reason, the donor immune cells may recognize the patient's cancer cells as foreign and kills them.

Patient Information & Support Session: Nutrition in Oncology

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society offers free Blood Cancer Patient Information & Support Sessions facilitated by professionals in a safe and private setting. The sessions are held on the fourth Wednesday of every other month from 6:00-7:30pm at Wellspring Edmonton and are facilitated by Jennifer Alder from Jewish Family Services. January 23rd's Patient Information & Support Session will be Nutrition in Oncology presented by health care expert, Kendra Woloshy ...

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Patient Information & Support Session: TBD

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society offers free Blood Cancer Patient Information & Support Sessions facilitated by professionals in a safe and private setting. The sessions are held on the fourth Wednesday of every other month from 6:00-7:30pm at Wellspring Edmonton and are facilitated by Jennifer Alder from Jewish Family Services. May 22nd's Patient Information & Support Session's topic is still being finalized. This page will updated when the topic ...

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Patient Information & Support Session: Caregiver Love

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada offers free Blood Cancer Patient Information & Support Sessions facilitated by professionals in a safe and private setting. The sessions are held on the second Tuesday of every month from 7:00-8:30pm at Wellspring Calgary Carma House. February 12th's Patient Information & Support Session will be Caregiver Love. 

To register for this session please contact Prairies Patient Ser ...

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Journey of Hope

 

 

Join us June 5th for an evening of celebration, learning and support as we honour those who have helped further the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada's mission.

This free event will feature presentations from health care professionals as well as a first-hand story of hope from a leukemia survivor. Register by May 28th to secure your spot as seats are limited. Due to seating being limited we are only able to secure a spot for you and one guest. For mor ...

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Graft versus cancer effect

With an allogeneic stem cell transplant, the donated stem cells make immune cells that are not totally "matched" with the patient's cells. For this reason, the donor immune cells may recognize the patient's cancer cells as foreign and kills them.