Michele TschirhartPatient Advocate
Michele Tschirhart is a leukemia fighter, writer, speaker, and health advocate living in Boise. She was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia in February 2011, and uses her experience to help others. Her blog, “Dancing and Travelling My Way through Leukemia,” has received many awards.
She is passionate about helping others through their CML journey. You can follow her journey at myleukemiajourney.com/#/condition/cml
Latest by Michele Tschirhart
As a person living with chronic myelogenous leukemia, I realize that my diagnosis disrupts the lives of my loved ones. But ultimately it has brought us closer.
I had to face this fear of travel head-on, and not allow leukemia to steal my wanderlust spirit. I realized that my cancer had made me fear the unknown.
In living with chronic myelogenous leukemia, you never achieve remission and survivorship; on the other hand, you’re perpetually in survivorship.