Here you will find articles that discuss how to live your best life with AML. You will find a variety of article topics here, but they all aim to empower you to live healthfully and navigate your AML diagnosis. You will find many articles that discuss the latest recommendations on nutrition and exercise for AML patients during and after treatment.
You will also find articles on symptom management. Having AML changes the way you feel, eat, sleep and think. The articles here will help you navigate these changes and give you information on how to overcome them. You will also find information on various healthy living techniques such as mindfulness, yoga, breathing techniques and relaxation strategies.
Additionally, you will be inspired by reading stories personally written by AML survivors and AML caregivers. You will learn how patients and caregivers managed the ins and outs of their AML journey. You will read about their tips and tricks for coping with an AML diagnosis, how to live your best with AML and what life is like beyond AML treatment.
Life with AML—September 28, 2021
We are in our first full week of Fall! As COVID-19 continues to be widespread and flu season begins, it's especially important right now to know what measures you can take to keep your immune system strong. Check out these helpful tips and a delicious immune supporting spiced carrot and pumpkin soup recipe.
Life with AML—September 27, 2021
Steve Buechler, an AML survivor and published author, writes about his chemotherapy and umbilical cord blood transplant experience. He shares a set of practices that he engaged in during his treatment journey that helped him to fight his AML.
Life with AML—September 17, 2021
One of the most important things you can do as a patient with AML is to have an AML specialist on your team. Jenny Alhstrom, blood cancer survivor, explains why.
Life with AML—September 13, 2021
Diahanna Valentine, a professional financial consultant and former caregiver to her husband, a blood cancer patient, shares part two of a series of articles written on financial tools that could be used to provide additional funds for medical needs and care. In part 2, learn from her about the benefits and options of insurance that you may find helpful
Life with AML—September 9, 2021
Danielle is fighting acute myeloid leukemia and recently came home from her hospital stay after having an allogeneic stem cell transplant. She shares her experience with us and provides some amazing words of encouragement about how she stayed positive throughout her AML journey.
Life with AML—September 3, 2021
AML treatment can affect your appetite and cause unpleasant side effects like nausea and taste changes which oftentimes causes you to eat less. Learn how to continue to nourish your body during and after AML treatment with these top tips from a registered dietitian.
Life with AML—September 1, 2021
September is blood cancer awareness month. Let's bring attention to AML! Here are several ways you can help to increase AML awareness.
Life with AML—August 30, 2021
Learn from physical therapist, Beth Travis about how implementing the 4 P's of Energy Conservation can help you to perform low intensity exercise to combat fatigue.
Life with AML—August 25, 2021
Caregiver burnout is real and can quickly make you feel overwhelmed and stressed. Blood cancer caregiver, Rozalynn Hite shares her experience with burnout and provides several tips for how to manage it.
Life with AML—August 22, 2021
Diahanna Valentine, a professional financial consultant and former caregiver to her husband, a blood cancer patient, shares part one of a series of articles written on financial tools that could be used to provide additional funds for medical needs and care. In part 1, learn from her about the four different types of life insurance policies.