The Bloodline with LLS

The Bloodline with LLS

A Podcast for Patients and Caregivers

Episodes

January 23, 2023 34 min
Heidi MacAlpine

Join us as we speak to Heidi MacAlpine, a chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patient and occupational therapist. In this episode, Heidi talks to us about her diagnosis of CLL and how she has utilized wellness techniques to reduce inflammation and maintain a good quality of life while on a watch and wait protocol. 

This episode will help patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals understand the benefits ...

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Tim Cooper

Join us as we speak to Tim Cooper, a multiple myeloma patient and caregiver. In this episode, Tim discusses how he was diagnosed with myeloma after sustaining a neck fracture. Unlike many patients, he was familiar with myeloma, as his mother had been diagnosed with myeloma years prior.  

After multiple treatments, including chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation, Tim is doing well and enjoying life. He finds th...

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Laurie Adami

Join us as we speak to Laurie Adami, a follicular lymphoma (non-Hodgkin lymphoma) survivor. In this episode, Laurie shares her long journey through multiple cancer treatments, which eventually led to CAR T-cell therapy and complete remission.

Hear one patient’s story of hope, as new treatments continued to come out, keeping her stable until the one that finally worked was approved for her disease. Her story of r...

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December 5, 2022 34 min
Lee Greenberger, PhD

Join us as we speak to Dr. Lee Greenberger, the Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. In this episode, Dr. Greenberger gives us updates on the COVID-19 pandemic. As the virus has continued to evolve at a rapid pace, we discuss how the national approach to this pandemic has changed and what measures we can use to stay safe.

Patients and their families wi...

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Join us as we speak to lymphoma patient, Leona, her husband and caregiver, Howell, and Tia Newcomer, the CEO of CaringBridge®. In this episode, Leona and Howell discuss the benefits of utilizing patient and caregiver support resources like the online journaling site, CaringBridge, to communicate with loved ones after Leona’s diagnosis. They were comforted that the site also afforded the opportunity for family members and friend...

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John Falco

Join us as we speak to John Falco, who was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) in 2019 and then later diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in his brain in 2021. This incredibly rare second diagnosis changed the course of John’s treatment and thankfully led to him achieving a complete remission after a stem cell transplant.

As a young adult professional, John was at the heart of his career at the t...

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Join us as we speak to Dr. Anand Patel and Dr. Satyajit Kosuri from The University of Chicago Medicine about the latest treatment advances for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). In honor of MDS Awareness Day on October 25th, the doctors discuss how MDS develops, why genetic mutations matter when choosing a treatment course, and how stem cell transplantation, targeted treatments and cellular therapies bring hope to MDS patients an...

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Bruce Rieder

Don’t miss this story of a patient who refuses to let cancer define his life.  

Join us as we speak to Bruce Rieder, who was diagnosed in 2019 with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL), a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. In this episode, Bruce shares about his diagnosis and subsequent search for a clinical trial. He connected with the LLS Clinical Trial Support Center, sought out a second opinion and ended up with a specialis...

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Bryon Daily

Please join us for a brand new series called, Community Outreach In The Field, where our field correspondents, comprised of LLS Staff, will be interviewing health advocates, patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals in the communities in which they serve. These episodes will give the listener the feel that they are right in the middle of the action.

In the first episode, Bryon Daily, the National Community...

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Matthew Davids, MD

Please join us as we speak to Dr. Matthew Davids of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In this episode, Dr. Davids discusses current treatments for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and the exciting possibilities for the future using immunotherapies.

Dr. Davids shares how the goal of treatment is long term remission and quality of life. Since 2010, BTK Inhibitors, CAR T-cell therapy and other treatments have c...

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Please join us for our second live episode from CancerCon®, a young adult cancer conference presented by Stupid Cancer®. In…

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Please join us for this special episode live from CancerCon®, a young adult cancer conference presented by Stupid Cancer®. In…

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Please join us as we speak to Dr. Shernan Holtan and guest co-host from LLS, Christina Neilsen. In this episode,…

The post Let’s Talk About Stem Cell Transplantation: Benefits and Side Effects appeared first on The Bloodline with LLS.

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Please join us as we speak to Dr. John Leonard of Weill Cornell Medicine. In this episode, Dr. Leonard discusses…

The post Immune System To The Rescue: Immunotherapies In Blood Cancer appeared first on The Bloodline with LLS.

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Únase a nosotros mientras hablamos con Ana Zermeño y Ana Victoria Portillo sobre asistencia financiera y recursos para pacientes que…

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Please join us as we speak to Dr. Daniel Pollyea from the University of Colorado School of Medicine.  In this…

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Please join us as we speak to Howard Willens, a chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML) patient. In this episode, Howard shares…

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Join us as we speak to Dr. Benjamin Lampson of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA. In Part Two of…

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Join us as we speak to Dr. Benjamin Lampson of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, MA. In Part One of…

The post Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL) Part One: Treatment Advances appeared first on The Bloodline with LLS.

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Join us as we speak to Damion Davis, a myeloma patient and licensed professional counselor. In this episode, Damion talks…

The post Mental Health and Myeloma: A Story of Resilience appeared first on The Bloodline with LLS.

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