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Life in Isolation - Haley Zora

    This article was written by Haley Zora, a blood cancer survivor. 
Life in Isolation   Surviving isolation is a skill I’ve been forced to learn at three separate times in my life, and to be completely honest it wasn’t exactly thrilling at any time. Chemotherapy, a broken leg with a compressed vertebrae, and now COVID-19 have kept me from regular life and mostly ...

Surviving Quarantine by Rachele Chaar

    This article was written by Rachele Chaar, a bone marrow transplant and Hodgkin lymphoma survivor.    
Surviving Quarantine     Following the surge in COVID-19 cases, many provinces across Canada have declared a state emergency. In order to help contain the pandemic and flatten the curve, we’ve been asked to stay home as much as possible a...

Ten Self-Care Tips to Cope with Isolation and Stress

Whether you are self-quarantining or practicing social distancing, we all are adjusting to a new normal amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. As a person diagnosed with a blood cancer, you might be experiencing feelings of isolation, uncertainty and anxiety. As a caregiver, you might be feeling overwhelmed with navigating your loved one’s care while l...

More COVID-19 Questions and Answers

The ways we need to live our lives in the midst of this global COVID-19 pandemic is changing daily as federal and provincial governments ask us to hunker down, schools and businesses are shutting down or moving to virtual settings. We continue to hear every day from Canadians affected by blood cancers about how they should navigate their treatment and care in this confusing time.  You asked and we’re respon...