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COVID-19 Vaccine Update for The Blood Cancer Community

Get Vaccinated. Practice Safety. We know the COVID-19 vaccines are not as effective in some people affected by blood cancers. Studies are underway to better understand vaccine efficacy in the blood cancer population but we know vaccines are safe and effective in the majority of people affected by blood cancers. 
We encourage our community to get vaccinated unless their physician instructs otherwise. Ev...

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

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Canada Globe Content Studio     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 mus...

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

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Canada Globe Content Studio     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, Bi...

Peer support program update

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada ramps up virtual support services and its peer support program to meet demand and lessen fear and anxiety for people affected by a blood cancer  Toronto, Ontario (September 1, 2021) – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) – the single largest health agency dedicated to all blood cancers and a major funder of blood cancer...