Back to the Basics: Blood Cancer

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September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month. What are the common types of blood cancer? What are the common treatments? Learn more about the three most common types of blood cancer – leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma – and treatment options. Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. With leukemia, cancerous blood cells form and harm … Continued

Seven Blood Cancer Survivorship Tips

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The blood cancer journey continues beyond recovery. The endurance, strength and perseverance you have demonstrated through your treatment will be helpful as you adjust to a new normal following cancer. It is important to incorporate changes into your routine to keep you healthy and strong including doctor visits and maintaining a balanced lifestyle. Cancer survivors … Continued

Managing Myelofibrosis

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 Sponsored by Incyte Myelofibrosis (MF), is a type of myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN), which is a type of blood cancer. Myelofibrosis is a rare blood cancer that is chronic, meaning that it may stay with you throughout your life. This type of blood cancer occurs when scar tissue forms in your bone marrow and impairs its … Continued

The Latest Developments in Blood Cancer Treatment

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If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a blood cancer, you may be wondering what the latest advancements are for this type of cancer. Learn more about innovative treatments from Ian Flinn, MD, director of the blood cancer research program at Sarah Cannon Research Institute, and be sure to talk to your … Continued

“Watchful Waiting”… What Is It?

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Research has shown that for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), whose disease is not acting aggressively, immediate treatment is not always the best approach. This may seem confusing or concerning for patients and their families who want to begin treatment as quickly as possible. Sarah Cannon blood cancer experts answer common questions regarding this … Continued