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Dr. Jack Jacoub shares questions that he believes leukemia patients need to ask more often while they’re getting ready for treatment.
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.
When you’re going through treatment for leukemia, your immune system may be weakened, exposing you to a higher risk of infection — which could even come from your food. Take these measures so your food heals you, not harms you.
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?
Leukemia is considered a gene-related disease, but usually is not hereditary—meaning, it can’t be inherited from parent to child.
Protecting yourself from cancer has never been so delicious.