Bite By Bite: Supporting Cancer Patients Through Nutrition
The Bloodline with LLS | Podcast for Patients & Caregivers
by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
1w ago
Nutrition is a crucial part of cancer care. Many patients and caregivers play an active role in managing their nutrition during and after treatment. In this episode, we discuss nutrition after a cancer diagnosis with Luz Chavez and Susanne Massarani, Registered Dietitians from The University of Chicago. Learn the basics of oncology nutrition and how a good diet can help combat treatment-related weight loss and side effects. Caregivers will also benefit from tips on how to care for their loved ones when they experience appetite changes or other gastrointestinal symptoms. DOWNLOAD TRANSCRIPT CL ..read more
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Exploring Hairy Cell Leukemia
The Bloodline with LLS | Podcast for Patients & Caregivers
by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
3w ago
Caner Saygin, MD A diagnosis of cancer can cause significant emotional distress to a patient.  A diagnosis of a rare leukemia can leave patients and caregivers feeling unsure and nervous about the future.  In this episode, we speak to Dr. Caner Saygin of University of Chicago Medicine about hairy cell leukemia, a rare, but treatable cancer.  Dr. Saygin delves into this disease, highlighting the need for an accurate diagnosis, as well as current and emerging treatments.  Patients will be given hope for a good quality of life while managing this disease. DOWNLOAD TRANSCRIPT ..read more
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Mission To Complete Remission: Utilizing MRD Testing In Blood Cancer
The Bloodline with LLS | Podcast for Patients & Caregivers
by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
3w ago
Adriana Rossi, MD Testing for minimal or measurable residual disease (MRD) in blood cancer has transformed the way we look at remission and treatment planning. In this episode, we speak to Dr. Adriana Rossi of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York about how MRD testing is being utilized for blood cancer patients. Join us as we explore minimal/measurable residual disease (MRD) testing for blood cancer and its role in guiding treatment decisions and predicting relapse and prognosis.    DOWNLOAD TRANSCRIPT CLICK HERE to participate in our episode survey. Mentioned on this episode:  Mini ..read more
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Continuing The Dream: An Inspiring Story of Resilience
The Bloodline with LLS | Podcast for Patients & Caregivers
by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
3w ago
Cliff Davis Cliff Davis was only sixteen weeks away from graduating medical school when he received the shocking news that he had Hodgkin Lymphoma.  His path has been unique and his story will inspire you. Cliff has a story that is familiar to many patients –a cancer diagnosis that resulted in pausing his schooling and career aspirations. In this case, going back to finish medical school proved much more difficult than expected when he took a leave of absence. Be sure to tune into this incredible story of resilience, as Cliff never gave up on the one thing he felt like he was meant to do ..read more
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The Revolution of Genomics: How Testing Leads to Individualized Treatment
The Bloodline with LLS | Podcast for Patients & Caregivers
by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
3w ago
Have you ever wondered how doctors determine the treatment for a blood cancer patient? In this episode, we’re speaking with Dr. Eric Severson of Labcorp Oncology and Dr. John DiPersio of Washington University in St. Louis, MO, about genomics testing, what it is, and how it benefits blood cancer patients. You will learn about the crucial collaboration between pathologists and oncologists to make sure patients are getting the most accurate diagnosis and best possible treatments for their particular blood cancers. DOWNLOAD TRANSCRIPT CLICK HERE to participate in our episode survey. Mentioned on ..read more
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Supporting the Patient: Caregiving Takes a Village
The Bloodline with LLS | Podcast for Patients & Caregivers
by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
3w ago
Iris Cohen Fineberg, PhD, MSW, OSW-C Caregivers can come from many places in a patient’s life. They may be a spouse, family member, neighbor or “chosen family”. When caring for a cancer patient takes a village, caregivers come together to do what’s best for the patient. Join us as we sit down with Dr. Iris Cohen Fineberg, an Associate Professor at Stony Brook University, who specializes in oncology social work and palliative care. In this episode, we discuss planned family meetings, communicating with the treatment team, and how the community can provide supportive care to the patient. We invi ..read more
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LIVE! At CancerCon: Coping with Cancer
The Bloodline with LLS | Podcast for Patients & Caregivers
by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
3w ago
Aerial Donovan Alique Topalian, PhD, MPH Peter Drahms, RN, BSN, C. Robert Bennett, PhD, CPNP-AC Please join us for this second live episode from CancerCon® 2023, a young adult cancer conference presented by Stupid Cancer®. In this episode, we’ll be speaking with experts who discussed “chemo brain”, palliative care, and healing through writing. Cancer patients and survivors of all ages, whether newly diagnosed, in treatment or post-treatment, can benefit from hearing from these experts. Be sure to tune into the previous episode from CancerCon, where we heard from young adult cancer patients a ..read more
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LIVE! At CancerCon: The Roadmap of Survivorship
The Bloodline with LLS | Podcast for Patients & Caregivers
by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
3w ago
Click image to view full size. Please join us for this special episode live from CancerCon®, a young adult cancer conference presented by Stupid Cancer®. In this episode, we’ll be speaking with patients and survivors about where they are along the road of survivorship. In the exhibit hall, we displayed a roadmap of survivorship, which had many detours and pit stops along the way towards long-term survivorship. The responses from young adult patients and survivors varied and each person had different milestones or points along the road that that they found significant. We encourage our listener ..read more
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Patient-Doctor Perspectives: Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
The Bloodline with LLS | Podcast for Patients & Caregivers
by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
3w ago
Tune in to the latest episode of the Patient-Doctor Perspectives series, featuring an enlightening conversation with Dr. Judith Shizuru of Stanford Medicine and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) survivor, Peter Feinberg. Delve into the world of cutting-edge ALL treatments and gain insight from a patient who shares his personal story of treatments, bone marrow transplantation and re-vaccination challenges. DOWNLOAD TRANSCRIPT CLICK HERE to participate in our episode survey. Mentioned on this episode:  Acute lymphoblastic leukemia Stem Cell Transplantation HLA Matching Bone Marrow Donor ..read more
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Accelerating Hope for Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
The Bloodline with LLS | Podcast for Patients & Caregivers
by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
3w ago
Delve into the complex landscape of non-Hodgkin lymphoma research, where a cure is pursued amidst a backdrop of over 100… The post Accelerating Hope for Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma first appeared on The Bloodline with LLS. The post Accelerating Hope for Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma appeared first on The Bloodline with LLS ..read more
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