Signs, Symptoms and Treatments for Childhood Blood Cancer

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      September is not only Blood Cancer Awareness Month but also Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. As we wrap up this important month of awareness and education, be sure to educate yourself and your loved ones on the signs, symptoms and treatments for childhood blood cancer. Leukemia is the most common type of blood … Continued

The Impact of Blood Donation

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It is estimated that more than 44,000 blood donations are needed every day in the United States, some of which are given to cancer patients as blood transfusions. A blood transfusion is a process where blood cells such as red cells, platelets or plasma are donated and then given to a recipient. Platelets and plasma … Continued

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