For our first program, we invited two groups of Canadian CML nurses to discuss some of the common questions people have about their illness.
Part 1: The CML nurses talk about the questions people have when they are first diagnosed: Why me? Can CML be cured? And what can I do now?
Pat McDonald, Lion’s Gate Hospital, North Vancouver, British Columbia
Katie Buell, The Ottawa General Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
Paula Sudworth-Adams, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Laura Lamkie, Scarborough General, Scarborough, Ontario
Maureen Stewart, Southlake Regional Cancer Centre, Newmarket, Ontario
Part 2: Our second panel of CML nurses addresses some common questions people have after they’ve been living with CML for a few years: Can I take a break from my medication? And can I stop treatment altogether? Listen to Part 2.
Nancy Pringle, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
Tammy DeGelder, Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton, Ontario
Sabrina Fowlkes, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
Simerjit Gollee, Trillium Health Partners, Toronto, Ontario