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I was most fearful prior to my diagnosis. I knew something was wrong with my health but was not certain what it was. Once diagnosed, I then had a plan. Albeit a treatment plan. At that point I could focus on what had to be done and I kept saying to myself "I've got this". It was hard at times and I was often scared but I focused on getting through the treatment and getting well again.

What motivates me to support the LLSC is knowing I am not alone in this battle and giving back where I c ...

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National Cancer Survivors Day Celebration

2019 National Cancer Survivors Day
Come celebrate with us on June 2


Join the LLSC on June 2nd as we gather as a blood cancer community in celebration of local survivors, and provide inspiration and hope for those recently diagnosed.


Hear key note speaker Dr. Mark Bosch, Bone Marrow Transplant hematologist from the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency present on Breakthrough Treatment for blood cancers: What is on the Horizon?



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Clinical Trials

Advances in cancer treatment depend on clinical trials of new therapies or new therapy combination. Researchers can design a clinical trial to test new treatment that improves response or quality of life for patients at any treatment stage.

Talk to your doctor about whether treatment in a clinical trial is a good option for you.


How to Gather Information

Make any treatment decisions in consultation with your doctor. You may also want to speak with one or more specialists ...

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On June 12th, 2018 I was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and since then my Mother has been my biggest supporter. Being from Medicine Hat and having to be at Calgary’s Foothills hospital for treatment has been especially hard but thankfully my Mother had taken time off work and moved up to Calgary to be with me everyday in the hospital while I was going through what was easily the most scary, painful, and tiring few months of my life being an inpatient.

I started my journey ...

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Home Care

The Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA) defines home care as an array of services for people of all ages, provided in the home and community setting, that encompasses health promotion and teaching, curative intervention, end-of-life care, rehabilitation, support and maintenance, social adaptation and integration, and support for family caregivers.

Health and home care services vary across Canada. “Medically necessary” activities such as wound dressings or other services may be fund ...

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