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Sexuality and Intimacy

You may be concerned about how blood cancer and treatment will affect your current or future relationships and your sexuality. Sexuality refers to physical, psychological, social, emotional and spiritual factors. It includes self-image, body image, reproductive ability, emotional intimacy, sensual feelings and sexual functioning. Sexuality-related concerns may arise from the physical aspects of your disease or treatment, as well as from emotional aspects. Anger, guilt or worry — about ...

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Young Adults

Missed Digital CancerCon 2020? The conference has been archived and fully accessible by attendees and new registrants. Digital CancerCon 2020 will remain open until August 2nd. Click Here   As a young adult with cancer, you will likely face challenges specific to your age group (ages 18-39). We are here to help. ...

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Dating, Sexuality & Intimacy

As a young adult you may be dating, in a relationship, or married. Cancer can make navigating romantic relationships complicated.
  Dating Dating can be intimidating no matter your situation. Remember, every date before your diagnosis probably did not go perfectly. You may have bad dates after your diagnosis as well. You may also meet incredible, new people. If you feel well enough during treatment, you never have to stop dating. Due to side effects of treatment, yo ...

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Treatment

It's important that your doctor is experienced in treating patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) or has access to a CML specialist. Doctors who specialize in treating patients with CML are called “hematologist-oncologists.”  
    Types of CML Treatment Click the links below to read about types of treatment for CML. Lowering High White Blood Cell Counts (Leukapheresis) Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor (TKI) Therapy Ch ...

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Community Voice

A place where our community can share and learn about the people and stories that drive our mission.

#DebbieReddy Debbie Reddy, Creator of "All In To Beat Cancer Poker Tournament" benefiting LLS                                                                             &n ...

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