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Cancer patients are often subjected to strong medications, changes in their blood and dietary restrictions. All of these changes can take a toll on the patient, inducing fatigue. But, how do you recognize when fatigue becomes a problem? Nurse practitioner Anna Antonowich-Jons​son of City of Hope National Medical Center shares how small monitored cha...
by:patientpower | 184 views
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A serious health crisis can lead to heightened anxiety, so how do you cope and when do you get a social worker involved? Yolanda Patton, a clinical social worker at City of Hope National Medical Center, discusses common symptoms of anxiety or "elevated stress." Listen as Yolanda provides tips on how to best manage the anxieties and stress...
by:patientpower | 153 views
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In their early 40s and in the midst of raising four children, Brett Skonicki and his wife, Barbara, were shocked to learn that Barbara had chronic lymphocytic leukemia, CLL. Thrust into a new role as Barbara's caregiver, Brett explains how he coped emotionally and managed to stay strong and positive for his family. After all he and Barbara have bee...
by:patientpower | 128 views
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Dr. David Wilcher, an emergency room doctor in Florida, diagnoses patients every day. David found himself investigating his own potential diagnosis when a lymph node on his neck persisted. He suspected he had chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), which was confirmed by his local oncologist, and he is ...
by:patientpower | 113 views
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Essential thrombocythemia (ET) patient Brian Lopez was diagnosed at age 39. He and his wife Sharon, discuss life with an MPN. They describe their family and their journey, how Sharon played an aggressive role in Brian's care and treatment, and their hope for the future. Get email alerts | ht...
by:patientpower | 102 views
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Anna Antonowich, a nurse practitioner from City of Hope, joins Andrew to discuss what a nurse practitioner does, the importance of honesty and communication with your healthcare team, and why she is so passionate about her profession. Get email alerts | http://www.p... ...
by:patientpower | 164 views
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A healthy relationship between a chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patient and their healthcare team can help ensure that they receive the best care possible. A key member of that team is a nurse practitioner, who often plays an important role in the communication between patients and physicians. Lisa Nodzon , who is an advanced registered nurse p...
by:patientpower | 252 views
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A clinical social worker at City of Hope, Yolanda Patton, explains the role of a social worker and the resources available to cancer patients and their families when faced with a difficult diagnosis. Get email alerts | http://www.p... Subscribe on YouTube | http:/...
by:patientpower | 178 views
02:26
A healthy relationship between a chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patient and their healthcare team can help ensure that they receive the best care possible. A key member of that team is a nurse practitioner, who often plays an important role in the communication between patients and physicians. Lisa Nodzon , who is an advanced registered nurse p...
by:patientpower | 158 views
05:34
Cancer is a word that scares everyone, but Hilde Stapleton has redefined the word by taking fear out of it and living a full life by focusing on things that make her happy. Hilde talks about her constant self-discovery post-cancer and various activities in which she channels ways to happiness, including being a CanCare volunteer and counseling othe...
by:patientpower | 149 views

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