The Latest Cancer Fact Sheets & Treatment Info

In keeping with the fact that June is National Cancer Survivors Month, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is rolling out a bunch of information regarding blood cancer. Since this blog is evidently viewed by a variety of folks who either have cancer or know someone who does, I take it as a personal responsibility to share with you what LLS shares with me.

June is national cancer survivors month

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is pleased to present these updated fact sheets for patients and caregivers:

Cord Blood Stem Cell Transplantation Facts

Sexuality and Intimacy Facts

Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML) and Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML) Facts


Also recently highlighted by LLS is the webinar “Clinical Trials or Standard Treatment? Understanding Options for Blood Cancers.” Audio replay, transcript and program slides are available at the link.

Topics Covered

The role of clinical trials in blood cancer treatment

How clinical trials are designed

How to determine the best treatment option for you

Talking to your healthcare team about treatment options


John P. Leonard, MD
Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

You can obtain more information by calling one of their Information Specialists at               1-800-955-4572 or email

Remember . . .

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