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  1. Veteran Patients

    ... the Vietnam War era, questions about causation of serious illness, especially when the diagnosis is an unusual condition such as a ... It is notable that numerous hematologic malignancies – chronic B cell leukemias, multiple myeloma, light-chain amyloidosis, Hodgkin ...

    Topic section last updated 03/25/2016 - 11:56am.

  2. Clone of Patients

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    Page last updated 03/14/2016 - 6:05pm.

  3. Lower-Risk MDS: Diagnosis and Treatment Options

    ... One complication is graft vs. host disease which can be chronic illness that is associated with a very poor quality of life. Transplant can ...

    Interview last updated 05/18/2012 - 1:28pm.

  4. 2014 Scholarships Awarded to Special Group of Young People

    ... were no longer possible because of the effects of his illness. Instead, he turned to running as a new outlet. He joined a fitness ... is to become part of a medical team to help patients with chronic and terminal diseases accept their situation, and get into a positive ...

    Page last updated 10/22/2015 - 8:28am.

  5. 2013 Scholarships Awarded to Special Group of Young People

    ... to medical school. In His Own Words Though my illness has not exactly been the highlight of my life thus far, I do not want ... trial, some of which could have been fatal or led to chronic issues. They started the trial anyway and “hoped, waited and ...

    Page last updated 06/24/2015 - 10:22am.

  6. Are Clinical Trials an Option for You?

    ... of life through supportive care for people with a chronic illness Some patients may think a clinical trial is only ...

    Page last updated 04/20/2015 - 8:50am.

  7. Principle 5: Build a Strong Personal Support Team

    ... or forums offers the level of support we need. Having a chronic disease can be very difficult. Knowing that someone is in your corner ... to care, medical debt, and job retention related to their illness. Their services may be free. To learn more, call them at (800) ...

    Page last updated 02/26/2015 - 2:19pm.

  8. Is a Medical Social Worker a Member of Your Health Care Team?

    ... Social workers do a number of important things related to chronic diseases like bone marrow failure : •    They advocate ... role changes andexploring emotional  social responses to illness and treatment •    Link clients to essential resources within the ...

    Page last updated 10/30/2014 - 10:12am.

  9. Agent Orange, United States Military Veterans, and Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... the Vietnam War era, questions about causation of serious illness, especially when the diagnosis is an unusual condition such as a ... It is notable that numerous hematologic malignancies – chronic B cell leukemias, multiple myeloma, light-chain amyloidosis, Hodgkin ...

    Page last updated 12/19/2013 - 10:58am.

  10. Scholarships Awarded to Special Group of Young People

    ... receives treatment for a side effect of the transplant, chronic graft versus host disease. Despite these obstacles she continues to ... degree. In Her Own Words Though this illness has been the hardest thing that has ever come my way in my mere ... to treat me differently. I had entered a new culture, one of illness and serious medical conditions. At the hospital, I saw many children in ...

    Page last updated 02/28/2013 - 4:00pm.