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Long-Term and Late Effects For Cancer Survivors

Blood cancer survivors don't always have serious long-term or late effects of treatment. For those who do, some long-term effects, such as fatigue, can linger for months or years after therapy. Late effects, such as medical conditions like heart disease and other cancers, don't appear until years after treatment ends. Effects can range from mild to severe. Talk with your doctor about possible long-term and late effects. Your risk for developing long-term or late effects can be influenced ...

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LLS Podcast

Being diagnosed with a blood cancer can make you feel like you are alone. The Bloodline with LLS is here to remind you that after a diagnosis comes hope. Listen in as experts and patients guide listeners in understanding diagnosis, treatment, and resources available to blood cancer patients. Join Alicia Patten and Lizette Rivera from the Patient Access Education Team at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as they explore various survivorship topics.
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Treatment

It's important that your doctor is experienced in treating patients with acute leukemia or has access to an acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) specialist.   Types of ALL Treatment Doctors use several types of approaches and treatment combinations for ALL: Chemotherapy Stem cell transplantation Ph-positive ALL therapy Clinical trials. Clinical trials can involve therapy with new drugs and new drug combinations or new approaches to stem cell transplantation. &nb ...

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Things to Tell Your Doctor Before Treatment

Whenever your doctor prescribes a treatment, tell him or her if: You've taken the drug before (even if you had no unusual reaction) You had an unusual or allergic reaction to this drug You have or have had any other medical conditions, including: Diabetes Gout Heart disease (or abnormal heart rhythms or congestive heart failure) A head injury Infection An immune deficiency Kidney disease Kidney stones Liver disease Marrow depression Low serum ma ...

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North Texas Cancer Expo Health Professional Track Sessions

The Living Your Best Life North Texas Cancer Expo is hosted by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Living Your Best Life North Texas Cancer Expo
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Omin Hotel, Dallas, TX
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Hosted by: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 

The Living Your Best Life North Texas Cancer Expo includes free educational sessions for healthcare professionals. Participants may earn up to 2.0 free continuing educat ...

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