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Make Me Stronger

Cancercare.org understands that one of the most empowering things for any patient is to be educated about your current options as well as potential future options. In line with this, one of the services offered by them is free educational webcasts for patients on updates in various types of cancer.

One of the upcoming webcast providing updates from the 2012 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting which took place in early December.

Register with Cancercare.org to join the webcast via phone or online for free. See below for the topics to be covered in this webcast.

Workshop Date and Time

Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Blood Cancers
  • New Research Presented at ASH
  • Disease-Specific Treatment Updates
    • Leukemia
    • Multiple Myeloma
    • Lymphoma
  • The Role of Clinical Trials
  • Communicating with Your…

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23 Dec

Make Me Stronger

My name is Adarsh.

In January 2010, my sister began to experience symptoms of an underlying condition. It was not until May 2011, when she was diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL).  CLL is a cancer of the blood and marrow that typically develops slowly.

Since her diagnosis, my sister has not yet undergone any medical treatment, such as chemotherapy. Instead, she has taken a homeopathic approach under the guidance of her physician and has changed her diet and lifestyle.

Despite these efforts over the past year, her recent blood tests have shown signs of CLL mutating into a more serious condition.  Doctors have informed her there is a high likelihood that she may be within the 5% of CLL patients who undergo Richter’s transformation or a mutation to Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL).

If this transformation happens, she will need a marrow/blood stem cell transplant to give her…

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