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Thomeeka Speaks of Rhode Island received insurance coverage for egg retrieval fertility preservation services during acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment.
A recent study found that higher levels of cancer-related stress were associated with more cancer malignancy in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
The most common CLL complications include frequent infections, increased risk of other cancers, immune system problems, and tumor flares.
Many survivors find their energy levels sapped after treatment. Find out when your cancer-related fatigue might ease, how to discuss your symptoms with your care team, and steps you can take to accomodate your daily activities.
Acute myeloid leukemia enters the blood quickly and spreads to various areas around the body, such as bones, joints, and vital organs, within months.
When leukemia spreads, it is called “systemic” rather than “metastatic.” Leukemia cells can quickly enter the bloodstream and circulate throughout the body.
When you're recovering from leukemia treatments and your immune system is low, are you taking all of the precautions necessary to ensure you're not putting yourself at risk for infection, like salmonella?
As leukemia treatments become more effective and patients live longer, long-term and late side effects have become an area of growing concern.