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News Releases

Reflections on Self-Isolation

Linda August, bone marrow transplant and lymphoma survivor 
    "I have been in isolation at home with my partner since March 13.  The only outing since then has been walking, when not too busy out, while maintaining distance.  Others have shopped for me and dropped things on the doorstep. This is not easy for someone used to being independent.  But I am a 68-year-ol...

COVID-19: A Challenge for our Immune System

Various coronaviruses can cause respiratory infections in humans, from your average cold to more severe illnesses, like Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). COVID-19 is spread mainly by respiratory droplets from people with a cough or other symptoms, such as fever or fatigue, OR people with very few symptoms (especially at the start of the disease).   It appears that some asymptomatic people ca...

Podcast - Going Back to School After a Cancer Experience

Halfway through her master's degree abroad, Rachele Chaar was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma and had to put school on hold as she moved back home to start treatment. After achieving remission status following two years of treatment, Rachele was ready to go back to school and finish her degree. Despite the challenging journey back into an academic setting, she found ways to navigate&nb...

Podcast - Going Back to Work After Cancer Treatment

Marke Dally was diagnosed with AML in late January of 2016 with not the best of odds. He took the news on the chin with a "don't quit" attitude and quickly embraced the idea of beating this disease with an amazing team of health care professionals, and unwavering friends and family. Marke saw his grave news quickly turn into "go, and have a good life" in June of 2016.
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