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Managing how you look and feel: During and after cancer treatment

Sometimes the best medicine doesn't always come in a bottle. Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) knows this and is dedicated to helping women with cancer feel like themselves again. Learn some tips and techniques to take care of yourself and feel empowered. Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) will show us what to expect in a workshop, and how they are designed to help women learn to manage the impact of cancer and its treatment on their appearance in a supportive and welcoming environment.

 
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Overcoming isolation with virtual socializing

In these difficult times, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada is here for you. You may be alone in your home, but you are not alone in facing blood cancer during a pandemic.

Being part of a community can help us to feel less alone by reminding us that we’re not the only ones facing these struggles. It’s also a chance to give back to others. Reach out today. The LLSC offers two ways to give and get support from others who understand what you’re going through.

 

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RBC GranFondo Whistler

Imagine for one day, the best possible cycling roads are closed to traffic. Before you is an epic route with challenging climbs and thrilling descents. All you have to do is concentrate on the beauty around you. It's not a race, so there's no pressure. You can ride whatever pace you want. You can even stop for a sandwich along the way - they're provided. And no matter what pace you choose, you're not likely going to be riding alone. The scenery is better than you would see in a magazine. Th ...

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Relapsed and Refractory

Some patients still have leukemia cells in their bone marrow after CLL treatment. This is called refractory leukemia. Some patients have a return of CLL cells in the marrow and a decrease in normal blood cells after remission. This is called a relapse.

The following are treatments for patients with refractory and relapsed CLL. For more information, access the free booklet, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.

Ibrutinib (ImbruvicaTM)
Idelalisib (Zydelig®)

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Our partners: Gatineau and National capital Region

Our partners work with us to create, sponsor and fund a range of initiatives to help us achieve our mission!
 

You’re not alone! And we’re not alone either - The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada partners up with different foundations, charities and organizations. These partners work with us to create, sponsor and fund a range of initiatives to help us achieve our mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of ...

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