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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 The Patient Education Team at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as they explore various survivorship topics.

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Recent Episodes

Patient-Doctor Perspectives: Hope for Myeloma Patients

Join us in this next installment of our series, Patient-Doctor Perspectives, where we explore a diagnosis from the view of a patient and doctor. In this episode, we speak to Bryon Daily, a myeloma survivor and Dr. Scott Solomon from Northside Hospital in Atlanta, GA. Diagnosed in 2018, Bryon shares his experience living with myeloma after an autologous stem cell transplant. Bryon has also started working at LLS in our Myeloma Link Program where he is helping to close the healthcare disparity gap in communities of color. Dr. Solomon then delves deeper into myeloma treatments, and what is new on the horizon for myeloma treatments. He also discusses how clinical trials and having greater treatment options are providing hope to those diagnosed with myeloma. 

Support for this episode provided by GlaxoSmithKline and Janssen Oncology Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.

Cancer & Caregiving: Navigating My Child’s Cancer – Survivorship

Join us for our special series where we focus on parent caregivers of children with cancer.  In this series we will be listening in on a conversation between a social worker and parent caregiver as they navigate the various stages of a child’s cancer journey – diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment survivorship, and the child going back to school.

In the fourth episode of this series, Nancy Cincotta, LCSW, MPhil, CPA will talk with parent caregiver, Dave Garcia about the experience of caregiving for his young son, Andy, through the post-treatment stage of acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

Two weeks following the launch of each episode, there will be a special online chat where you will have the chance to discuss the episode with our featured social worker and other caregivers.

Support for this episode provided by the Carolan Research Institute.

Cancer & Caregiving: Navigating My Child’s Cancer – Schooling

Join us for our special series where we focus on parent caregivers of children with cancer.  In this series we will be listening in on a conversation between a social worker and parent caregiver as they navigate the various stages of a child’s cancer journey – diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment survivorship, and the child going back to school.

In the third episode of this series, Nancy Cincotta, LCSW, MPhil, CPA will talk with parent caregiver, Maggie Tappana about the experience of caregiving for her young son, Benjamin, through the schooling stage of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Two weeks following the launch of each episode, there will be a special online chat where you will have the chance to discuss the episode with our featured social worker and other caregivers.

Support for this episode provided by the Carolan Research Institute.

 


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Support for The Bloodline with LLS provided by Amgen; AstraZeneca; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Jazz Pharmaceuticals; Kite, A Gilead Company; Novartis; Pharmacyclics, an AbbVie company and Janssen Biotech; Seattle Genetics and Takeda Oncology.

*The information contained in this podcast is for general information purposes only and is subject to change without notice. It is not intended to substitute the advice of your healthcare provider or information provided to you by your insurance carrier.
 


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