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Clinical Trials

Taking part in a clinical trial may be the best treatment choice for some blood cancer patients. There are trials for patients at every stage of treatment as well as those in remission. Many of today's standard treatments for cancer are based on previous clinical trials.

Find personalized clinical trial searches or for more information, contact an Information Specialists.

A cancer clinical trial is a carefully controlled research study conducted by doctors to i ...

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Heather

I find hope in the fact that I know the research and patient support the society provides is living proof that it works and has made a huge difference. That is what makes me lace up my sneakers, share my fundraising link and talk about the LLSC every day.

I started Team in Training about 8 years ago in 2012-and ran SF in 2013 because of Charli, what do you do to help a child you don’t even know but know her dad?  Took a break and came back when a friend was diagnosed.  By doi ...

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Legal and Financial

Advance Directives

Advance directives are a patient's instructions about future medical care in case he or she can no longer speak for himself or herself. Ideally, an advance directive should be in place before a person becomes ill or before a crisis.

If your loved one doesn't have an advance directive, you should choose a practical time and place to have this conversation with him or her. Let your ill relative set the conversation's pace. Use good listening skills, but expect some in ...

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The Power of a Team

Andrew Corkum, Acute Myeloid Leukemia SurvivorThis past year Andrew Corkum, an 18 year survivor of Acute Myeloid Leukemia and his wife Liz set out with a goal to bring the biggest team TNT has seen in Atlantic Canada to the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon and raise $100,000 for the LLSC. Also marking 5 years in Atlantic Canada they set out to bring back as many TNT alumni as they could to be part of Andy’s Reunion Team.

 

What was it like having a team rally around ...

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This Holiday Season, Rethink the “Perfect Gift”

 

By: Cynthia Lank

Cynthia Lank is the mother of a blood cancer survivor and volunteer for the Atlantic Regional office of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. Cynthia is a member of the Light The Night Walk Volunteer Leadership Committee, a First Connection Volunteer and was instrumental in the development of the Nova Scotia Resource Guide.

As the holidays approach, the prospect of finding the perfect gifts for our loved ones looms. As anyone who has faced ...

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