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You’re not alone even if… you’ve experienced two types of blood cancer

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Canada

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When Bill Levine was diagnosed with cancer for the first time, he was shocked.
Then, came a second, more serious cancer diagnosis – acute myeloid leukemia. With aggressive treatment, a positive attitude and a strong support system, he’s doing well

During a regular medical checkup in 2015, Bill Levine received some puzzling news. His doctor revealed that Bill had ex ...

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You’re not alone even if… you’re going through cancer in a pandemic

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Canada

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As COVID-19 spread and countries around the world locked down, music producer and performer Chillaa faced a blood cancer diagnosis. His experiences through treatment and isolation tested his spirit and ultimately, sparked his creativity

Kamal Palmer had a great birthday this year. The Toronto-based music producer and performer known as Chillaa recently turned 28, celebrating ...

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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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When cancer takes an emotional toll on you

A blood cancer diagnosis may unexpectedly pause some of your life goals and cause you a great deal of worry. As you navigate cancer treatment, it’s important to look after your mental health. Treatment for depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has important benefits for people living with cancer.

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