Having a palliative care team integrated with your AML team can significantly help you cope with your disease. In part 2 of this palliative care HealthTree University unit, AML expert and palliative care specialist Dr. Tom LeBlanc explains what specialists make up a palliative care team and how a palliative care team can help you cope with all the difficulties an AML diagnosis brings. You can view these videos and more by visiting
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Katie joined HealthTree as the Community Director for AML in 2021. She is a registered dietitian who previously worked at the VA hospital in Dallas, Texas where she coached veterans with blood cancer on how to use nutrition to improve their treatment outcomes and minimize cancer-related side effects. Katie is passionate about health education and patient empowerment. In her spare time, she loves to experiment with new recipes in the kitchen, spend time running outdoors and travel to new places.