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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. White Plains, NY: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society , 2011. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FE 350 MYE 2011
This booklet provides information about myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) for patients and their families. Includes sections on MDS; Incidence; Causes and Risk Factors; Signs and Symptoms; Diagnosis; MDS Classification and the International Prognostic Scoring System; Treatment; Research and Clinical …
Title
Myelodysplastic syndromes
Corporate Author
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Place
White Plains, NY
Publisher
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
Softcover: 40 p.
Topics
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Abstract
This booklet provides information about myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) for patients and their families. Includes sections on MDS; Incidence; Causes and Risk Factors; Signs and Symptoms; Diagnosis; MDS Classification and the International Prognostic Scoring System; Treatment; Research and Clinical Trials; Normal Blood and Marrow; as well as a section on Medical Terms.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FE 350 MYE 2011
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

Understanding lab and imaging tests

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog110801
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. White Plains, NY: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society , 2011. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FE 140 UND 2011
Learn more about how lab and imaging tests are used to help detect (diagnose) and treat blood cancers (types of leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes and myeloproliferative disorders). Includes tips to help keep track of test results and a handout with suggested questions to ask yo…
Title
Understanding lab and imaging tests
Corporate Author
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Place
White Plains, NY
Publisher
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
Softcover: 43 p.
Topics
Cancer-Diagnosis
Laboratory Tests/Values
Leukemia
Lymphoma
Abstract
Learn more about how lab and imaging tests are used to help detect (diagnose) and treat blood cancers (types of leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes and myeloproliferative disorders). Includes tips to help keep track of test results and a handout with suggested questions to ask your health provider.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FE 140 UND 2011
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

Understanding drug therapy and managing side effects

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109732
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. White Plains, NY: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society , 2010. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FE 350 DRU 2011
This booklet covers drug therapy and side effects of leukemia, Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, myeloma, and other blood cancer treatments. Topics include: Types of Drugs • Drug Resistance • Effects on Normal Cells Methods of Drug Administration Physical Side Effects of Drug Therapy Effects on t…
Title
Understanding drug therapy and managing side effects
Corporate Author
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Place
White Plains, NY
Publisher
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
Softcover: 76 p.
Topics
Leukemia
Drug Side Effects
Abstract
This booklet covers drug therapy and side effects of leukemia, Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, myeloma, and other blood cancer treatments. Topics include: Types of Drugs • Drug Resistance • Effects on Normal Cells Methods of Drug Administration Physical Side Effects of Drug Therapy Effects on the Gastrointestinal Tract Effects on the Skin and Hair, and more.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FE 350 DRU 2011
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

Blood and marrow stem cell transplantation

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109733
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. White Plains, NY: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada , 2010. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FE 350 MAR 2010
Describes the use of various types of blood or marrow stem cells for the treatment of leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma. Covers reasons for, types, procedure and post transplant complications and recovery. Deals also with social and emotional aspects.
Title
Blood and marrow stem cell transplantation
Corporate Author
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Place
White Plains, NY
Publisher
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
Softcover: 52 p.
Topics
Leukemia
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Blood Cells
Lymphoma
Abstract
Describes the use of various types of blood or marrow stem cells for the treatment of leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma. Covers reasons for, types, procedure and post transplant complications and recovery. Deals also with social and emotional aspects.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FE 350 MAR 2010
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available

The AML guide: Information for patients and caregivers (Acute Myeloid Leukemia)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112235
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. White Plains, NY: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society , 2012. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FE 352 AML 2012
The information in this Guide will help you when you talk to your doctor about tests and treatment. It includes: information about understanding AML (Acute Myeloid Leukemia); Treatment; About Clinical Trials; Side Effects and Follow-Up Care; how to Take Care of Yourself, and also includes a list of…
Title
The AML guide: Information for patients and caregivers (Acute Myeloid Leukemia)
Corporate Author
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Place
White Plains, NY
Publisher
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Year Published
2012
Physical Description
Softcover: 34 p.
Topics
Acute Myelocytic Leukemia. Acute Myelogenous Leukemia. Acute Granulocytic Leukemia
Abstract
The information in this Guide will help you when you talk to your doctor about tests and treatment. It includes: information about understanding AML (Acute Myeloid Leukemia); Treatment; About Clinical Trials; Side Effects and Follow-Up Care; how to Take Care of Yourself, and also includes a list of suggested questions to ask your doctor.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FE 352 AML 2012
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available