1. Dispelling Misunderstandings About Clinical Trials

    As a clinical trials specialist for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, I guide blood cancer patients and their families through the process of determining whether a clinical trial might be right for them. I try to clarify any misconceptions people have about what is involved so they will be in a much better place to make a decision. This blog addresses some of the most common misunderstandings. Considering a clinical trial for treatment of a blood cancer? Make sure you know the facts. ...

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  2. Surviving Chemo: A Little Planning Goes a Long Way

    Just the thought of chemotherapy can be enough to make one feel sick. Toxic drugs powerful enough to kill or damage cancer cells also take their toll on healthy cells. While everyone tends to respond differently, most agree the treatments come with unpleasant side effects. Check out these 14 tips from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society that should help make the experience a little less uncomfortable: Get some “chemowear.” Treat yourself to something that is comfortable and makes...

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