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Managing you Stress and anxiety during the 2nd wave of the pandemic

By: Margo Kennedy
Oncology Social Worker
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

What are some of the hallmark symptoms of stress and anxiety during the pandemic and now that we are preparing for a potential 2nd wave?

Some patients I speak to understandably are very concerned about contracting Covid 19, due to their weakened immune system. Living with this stress on top of a blood cancer diagnosis can be difficult to manage. Social distancing has taken away or changed im ...

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Medical Cannabis: Is this bud for you?

Join the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada on February 21st for the second of six Winnipeg Patient Information Sessions. The sessions will provide information on blood cancers and relevant topics as well as connect you with others who have a shared experience.  Attend the February session to hear hematologist Dr. Daeninck's presentation: "Medical Cannabis: is this bud for you?" 



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Cancer doesn’t stop and neither do you: Ask A Researcher - Panel Discussion

In this webcast you will have access to leading LLSC funded researchers across Canada as they come together to answer your questions on:

The Impact of COVID-19 on blood cancer research
Challenges of the pandemic for those newly diagnosed and people in treatment
Their current studies that aim to prevent, detect and treat blood cancers
Where the money goes/how research dollars are being used  
How they plan to restart the stalled momentum of blood ca ...

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Our Quebec office is closing, but we’re still here to serve you

On May 31st, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada
will begin its transition to a fully virtual model of work.

In addition to lower overhead costs, increased employee satisfaction and productivity,
a virtual model of work can allow us to scale up our programs and services
to better serve the blood cancer community in Quebec.

While we will no longer have physical office space, staff in the Quebec area will continue to work remotely
to support those n ...

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The Coronavirus (Covid-19) and You...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada is closely monitoring the developments on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and how it might impact Canadians affected by blood cancers.

Visit our COVID-19 Resource Center

Some people in treatment may be worried about the supply of therapeutic drugs (such as Imbruvica or Ibrutinib) produced in China. Its manufacturer Pharmacyclics is closely monitoring the situation and at this time, does not expect any impact on their product su ...

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