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Doctor answering a patient's question.

Before Leukemia Treatment, Ask the Doctor

Dr. Jack Jacoub shares questions that he believes leukemia patients need to ask more often while they’re getting ready for treatment.

By Elizabeth Millard
Traveler in Barcelona international airport

Traveling with Leukemia: Courage in Motion

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.

By Michele Tschirhart
Michele Tschirhart using a laptop.

Living With Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

In living with chronic myelogenous leukemia, you never achieve remission and survivorship; on the other hand, you’re perpetually in survivorship.

By Michele Tschirhart
Garlic clove and citrus fruit to boost immunity.

Use Food to Heal You, Not Harm You

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.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
Gene sequence and magnifying glass.

Risk for Leukemia Genetic But Not Hereditary

Leukemia is considered a gene-related disease, but usually is not hereditary—meaning, it can’t be inherited from parent to child.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.
Woman adding fruit to blender to make a smoothie.

10 Smoothie Recipes for Cancer Prevention

Protecting yourself from cancer has never been so delicious. Try these 10 delicious and antioxident-rich smoothie recipes today.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.