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Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Coronavirus and MPN Internet Myths

Unfortunately, a lot of misinformation about the novel coronavirus is circulating online. We decided to check in with leading experts Dr. Laura Michaelis, from the Medical College of Wisconsin, and...

Laura C. Michaelis, MD, Joseph Scandura, MD, PhD, Andrew Schorr
Breast Cancer
Coronavirus and Breast Cancer Diagnosis During a Pandemic

What does it feel like to be diagnosed with cancer during a global crisis? How do patients connect with others? How do you protect yourself during chemo?

Rebecca Seago-Coyle, our Director of...

Elizabeth Bella, Alicia Larson, Rebecca Seago-Coyle
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
CLL Retreatment Amidst Coronavirus

Is it safe to begin treatment again for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) during the coronavirus pandemic? Should I put off my non-cancer related appointments like a dermatologist visit or a...

Jeff Folloder, Andrew Schorr
Patient Power Community
Life in Spain Under Coronavirus Lockdown

“We couldn't really believe that it was actually happening and then it finally came here,” says Jose Abad, a medical reporter for El País newspaper in Madrid, Spain referring to his disbelief of...

Maria de Bofurull, Jose Manuel Abad, Andrew Schorr
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
How Will the Coronavirus Affect CLL Treatment?

In an unsettling time for both patients and healthcare professionals, the coronavirus situation and resulted lockdown has given rise to many concerns from chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients about...

Nicole Lamanna, MD, Andrew Schorr
Navigating Cancer
Opportunities for Telehealth Amid Coronavirus

Stay home, if you can. More patients are hearing this message from doctors who they might normally see in-person. The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic is sweeping across the globe at such a pace...

Lauren Evoy Davis
Navigating Cancer
Helping Children Deal With Coronavirus Fears; Tips From a Child Therapist

How To Help Your Child Deal With Coronavirus FearsKids, and even young children, have picked up on the tension, seriousness and disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused. They have felt it in...

Sierra Wait, PhD, Ruth Fein
Hodgkin Lymphoma
Hodgkin Lymphoma and Coronavirus: Safety Tips

How Can Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors Stay Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic?Lymphoma expert Dr. Ian Flinn, director of Lymphoma Research at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute gives advice for Hodgkin...

Ian Flinn, MD, PhD, Ruth Fein
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Family Shares Journey with AML During Coronavirus

AML Patient Story: Dealing with Leukemia During CoronavirusImagine dealing with acute myeloid leukemia and facing a stem cell transplant all while the world is dealing with the impact of COVID-19...

Esther Schorr
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
What Should Acute Leukemia Patients Know About the Coronavirus?

Experts Dr. Naval Daver and Dr. Tapan Kadia, both from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discuss how care is being modified for patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute...

Naval G. Daver, MD, Tapan M. Kadia, MD, Andrew Schorr
Navigating Cancer
How the Younger Generation Is Coping With Coronavirus

How are millennials dealing with isolation caused by the coronavirus? Aaron Poor and Ruth Schorr, two young adults impacted by chronic conditions, share strategies to help others face life changes...

Aaron Poor, Ruth Schorr
Patient Power Community
Coronavirus No-Visitors Policy Is Hard for Cancer Patients and Family

Coronavirus No-Visitors Policy Is Hard for Cancer Patients and FamilyWhen I was five years old, I had minor hernia surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. Back then...

Andrew Schorr
Navigating Cancer
Coronavirus Pandemic: What Italian Doctors and Patients Are Doing

The mass quarantine in Italy is raising concerns from cancer patients not only about their risk for coronavirus infection, but getting the care they need. How are patients being protected? Are...

Giuseppe Saglio, MD, Felice Bombaci, Andrew Schorr
Patient Power Community
Coronavirus and Travel Plans: Utah Instead of Vietnam

My article on the coronavirus and whether to change travel plans to Vietnam in May drew many, many comments from Patient Power followers. Thank you for that! Geraldine, who recently visited Vietnam...

Andrew Schorr
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
CML Expert Discusses How to Protect Yourself From Coronavirus

Dr. Michael Mauro, from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, takes questions from patients and care partners on managing chronic myelogenous leukemia during coronavirus, and explains the risks for...

Michael Mauro, MD, Andrew Schorr
Navigating Cancer
Early Coronavirus Detection Through Blood Tests

Are there early signs of COVID-19 in your regular bloodwork? Clinical laboratory scientist Dr. Susan Leclair explains what red flags to look for in your CBC test results that may be an indication of...

Susan Leclair, PhD, CLS (NCA), Andrea Hutton
Patient Power Community
Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Cancer Patients Experience Delayed Treatments, Anxiety

Many cancer patients are finding themselves struggling to get care as hospitals across the country postpone or cancel surgeries and treatments to prepare for a surge in COVID-19 cases. Federal and...

Megan Trusdell
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
What Do CLL Patients Need to Know About Coronavirus?

The current uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 virus has left chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients wondering how they should handle their upcoming treatments and what they should be doing...

Sydney Hester, MD, Ian Flinn, MD, PhD, Andrew Schorr, Camille Ballance, MSN, FNP-BC
Navigating Cancer
Coronavirus Doesn’t Halt Cancer Drug Approvals

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, it’s been nothing but nonstop activity at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): approving rapid tests, reviewing hundreds of inquiries and proposals related to...

Megan Trusdell
Navigating Cancer
Debunking Coronavirus Myths

Wait, isn’t this just the flu? I thought it only impacted old people. Do I really need to hoard toilet paper? There’s no shortage of information about the coronavirus pandemic, whether in the news...

Megan Trusdell
Navigating Cancer
What Is Coronavirus? Symptoms, How It Spreads and Prevention

What are the symptoms of COVID-19? How does it spread? What can I do to protect myself?

Patient Power founder Andrew Schorr is joined by leading researcher in clinical microbiology and infectious...

James (Jim) Griffith, PhD, CLS (NCA) , Andrew Schorr
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Stories From Ireland, CLL Patient Remains Hopeful During Coronavirus Pandemic

Jan Rynne was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in 2011 when she was just 39 years old. She and her husband Michael are founding members of CLL Ireland and live in Dublin with their four...

Jan and MIchael Rynne
Patient Power Community
Wearing a Mask Protects Others From Coronavirus

I protect you, you protect me. What’s the problem? There is a lot to learn about controlling the coronavirus in our society and limiting the spread from person to person. One strong recommendation is...

Andrew Schorr
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Does Living With CLL Increase My Risk for Coronavirus?

Have any chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients contracted COVID-19? If cancer patients are at a higher risk, how can you protect yourself? In Part 2 of this Answers Now program, host Andrew...

Matthew S. Davids, MD, MMSc, Michele Nadeem-Baker, Andrew Schorr
Multiple Myeloma
Are Myeloma Treatment Plans Changing During Coronavirus?

Dr. Robert Orlowski, from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the particular impact of the coronavirus pandemic on multiple myeloma patients. Watch as he shares modified...

Robert Orlowski, MD, PhD, Andrew Schorr