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—January 24, 2022
During an intriguing hour-long interview fueled with pre-submitted questions from patients and caregivers like you, Drs. Allison and Sharma discussed not only what the future of immunotherapy could look like, but what we need to look for within that future to discover cures to cancer through innovative chemo and immunotherapy.
Life with AML—December 29, 2021
Linnely Sweening provides tips on navigating the holidays to reduce guilt, finding ways for fitness and how to truly be present in all the special moments with loved ones
Life with AML—December 22, 2021
ASH 2021 not only provided physicians an update of the most recent AML research, it also provided education on mental and emotional wellness to prevent burnout. This information can be useful for both physicians and patients.
Life with AML—December 6, 2021
The Build Back America Bill that has been on everyone's lips is now headed to the Senate where it still faces a battle for approval. But what is all the talk about? How, if approved, can it affect you?
Life with AML—November 22, 2021
Constant stress makes it difficult to enjoy simple moments in life and can negatively influence your physical health. It can especially be difficult to manage in the midst of the holiday season. Become aware of how chronic stress leads to various health outcomes and learn how to establish strategies for yourself to minimize stress in your life.
Life with AML—November 17, 2021
November is National Family Caregivers Month. We’d like to take a moment to thank, honor, and share tools with all of you caring for a loved one with AML.
Life with AML—November 15, 2021
Jenny Ahlstrom, blood cancer patient and founder of the HealthTree Foundation, shares her story about what it's like to go from diagnosis to remission to relapse and her experience of becoming a patient again. She takes us through the evolution of how the HealthTree Foundation came to be and encourages each of you to get involved in order to help accelerate a cure for acute myeloid leukemia.
Life with AML—October 20, 2021
Sam Thomas referred to his blood transfusions as the "gift of life" and was astounded that something as simple as blood donation could have such a positive impact on his health. Prior to his passing in September 2021 from AML, he documented his journey with the goal that one day his writings would help other AML patients think about their lives and put their diagnosis in perspective.
Life with AML—October 11, 2021
Men are caregivers too! Actually, about 40% of caregivers are men. It's time we include men in the conversation and provide them with the support and resources they need in order to care for their loved ones with AML. Join our AML caregivers Facebook group and AML caregivers chapter to give and receive support. Links in article!
Life with AML—October 4, 2021
Kenny Hall recounts the experience of his life saving allogeneic stem cell transplant in 2012 at MD Anderson in Houston, Texas. You can read additional posts about his AML experience on his blog at www.cancersportsfaith.wordpress.com