Published on December 15, 2020
Experts Share Advice for CLL Patients During Flu Season and COVID-19
Cold and flu season is upon us, and for those with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the increased risk of sinus and upper respiratory infections during this time can warrant extra precaution. This year, that is paired with going through flu season during a worldwide pandemic. Keep watching as a team of experts shares important tips to help CLL patients stay safe and healthy in the months to come.
Patient Power co-founder and CLL survivor Andrew Schorr is joined by co-host and patient advocate Michele Nadeem-Baker as they interview Dr. Stacey Gray, MD, Director of the Sinus Center at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and Dr. Farrukh Awan, MD, Oncologist and Hematologist at the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern, to discuss navigating cold and flu season in the time of COVID-19 as a CLL patient.
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