1. Celebrating Survivorship: Judith Campbell

    I was diagnosed with NHL on October 28, 2019. A day that I will never forget. Several months prior, around April, I was experiencing bronchitis/cold symptoms. I was prescribed an inhaler and prednisone as it appeared to be bronchitis. The condition returned in August and I was prescribed prednisone again. In October, my breathing became very labored and it was the scariest time of my life. What was happening to me? My family and friends were very concerned about how heavy my breathing was com...

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  2. Twelve Tips for Time Management

    Between work, family, chores and/or doctors’ appointments, we all have many demands on our time. There may be times when you feel overwhelmed by all things you need to do in a day. Good time management can help you better organize your time so you can complete more tasks and feel less stressed. Time management is a skill that you can learn and improve. Here are 12 tips to help you make the most of your time:

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  3. Celebrating Survivorship: Liesel Ramaci

    In July of 2018 my life was flipped upside down when I was diagnosed with stage 3 Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The disease was further complicated by a tumor in my chest which led to a blood clot in my neck that later traveled to my lung. I went through 6 months of chemotherapy, and can happily say I’m in remission!

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  4. Celebrating Survivorship: Kyle Frazier

    From WJBF Augusta-Click HERE to see the news story highlighting Kyle's journey Just more than a year has passed since Glenn Hills High School football star Kyle Frazier was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He first noticed something was wrong on April 23, 2019 when he felt a large lump on his throat after a shower. He is now a survivor, having rung his cancer-free bell four months after his original diagnosis. But during the pandemic he faces other obstacles preparing for his first...

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  5. Striving for Social Justice, Racial Equality and Diversity

    As a patient focused organization, we stand for: All cancer patients, working to ensure they have access to quality affordable care. Racial justice and equality for Black people. Diversity and inclusion among our staff and volunteers. We stand against hate, prejudice and injustice. Along with you, we watched in horror the death of George Floyd and we feel outrage at the injustice it represents. As we witness nightly disturbing images of violence and unrest in our ...

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  6. Join Us at Digital CancerCon: June 6-7

    Please join LLS at Digital CancerCon on June 6-7, 2020 to learn more about young adult support and education resources. LLS will be hosting a breakout session during the digital conference: Topic: Finding Support throughout the Blood Cancer Journey: Diagnosis to Survivorship When: Saturday, June 6, 1:30 - 2:30 pm EST REGISTER TODAY HERE! VIEW THE CONFERENCE AGENDA HERE! For information about LLS young adult resources, please visit www.LLS.org/YoungAdults

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  7. Upcoming Webinar: How Is Mantle Cell Lymphoma Treated?

    Join LLS for a free telephone/web education program on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 2 PM EST, How Is Mantle Cell Lymphoma Treated? SPEAKER: Bijal Shah, MD, MS Associate Member, Department of Malignant Hematology Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL WE INVITE YOU TO LEARN MORE ABOUT: -Current and emerging treatment options for Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL) -Side-effect management -Ways to effectively communicate with your healthcare team about quality of life issues Click HERE to...

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  8. Celebrating Survivorship: Dr. Larry Saltzman

    I am a 66 year old Family Practice physician who was diagnosed with CLL/SLL in January 2010 and given an 8-year survival prognosis based on my genetic and chromosome mutations. I was initially treated with 6-months of chemotherapy from July to December 2013. I relapsed one year later and was placed on Ibrutinib although due to a bowel obstruction caused by my enlarged lymph nodes I required surgery in October 2015 to remove the right side of my colon. I began a clinical trial of Venclexta in ...

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  9. June Patient Education Programs

    Living Well Beyond Cancer: Improving the Quality of Life after a Cancer Diagnosis A Virtual / Online Education Program June 16, 2020 (WPA/WV) 6:00PM – 7:00PM (ET) https://bit.ly/June16LLS Multiple Myeloma: Symptoms, Therapies, and Emerging Treatments A Virtual / Online Education Program June 23, 2020 (NOH) 2:00PM – 3:30PM (ET) https://na.eventscloud.com/virtualmyelomacleveland Dental/Oral Considerations and Care for Cancer Patients & Cancer Treatment A Virtual / Onlin...

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  10. #ASCO20: Cancer in the Time of COVID-19, and Progress in Myeloma and Lymphoma

    As National Cancer Research Month (May) winds down, it seems timely to reflect on progress in cancer treatments. And that is precisely what we will do this weekend. This is the weekend Chicago would typically be flooded with more than 40,000 researchers, clinicians, pharmaceutical company reps, media and cancer advocacy organizations as the annual host of the world’s biggest cancer conference. But like all other large events around the globe, the American Society of Clinical Oncology...

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