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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

Cancer & Caregiving: Navigating My Young Adult’s Cancer – Treatment

Join us for our special series where we focus on parent caregivers of young adults 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 the young adult cancer journey – diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment survivorship, and the young adult moving back home. 

In this second episode of the series, Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, CST, will talk with parent caregiver, Lisa Dominisse about the experience of caregiving for her young adult son, Will, through the treatment 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. We invite you to join Sage Bolte in this special chat on September 15th at 8:00pm ET. Register at the link below.

Support for this episode provided by the Carolan Research Institute.

Cancer & Caregiving: Navigating My Young Adult’s Cancer – Diagnosis

Join us for our special series where we focus on parent caregivers of young adults 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 the young adult cancer journey – diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment survivorship, and the young adult moving back home. 

In the first episode of this series, Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, CST, will talk with parent caregiver, Lisa Dominisse about the experience of caregiving for her young adult son, Will, through the diagnosis 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. We invite you to join Sage Bolte in this special chat on September 13th at 8:00pm ET. Register at the link below.

Support for this episode provided by the Carolan Research Institute.

Cancer and a Pandemic – A Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Story

Join us as we speak to Nikki Steltenkamp, a young adult, non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivor.  Nikki, an engineer, was 24 years old when she was diagnosed with primary mediastinal B-cell lymphoma.  In this episode, we hear about her intense treatments that finished up just as the world was entering a global pandemic. She also shares her experiences with mental health, fertility preservation and her podcast, That 6-Letter Word.

Support for this episode provided by Karyopharm Therapeutics and Pharmacyclics.

 


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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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