Connection Archive

Getting Out of the Silo

Have you ever found yourself driving along a country road and spotting a Silo in the distance? If so, did you find yourself wondering what was inside?  Was it corn, barley, wheat, or some other grain? Was it something that might eventually end up on the table for dinner? Unless the farmer/silo owner made some

Turning Awareness into Action.

Throughout the month of September, blood cancer awareness activities and events have been going on around the world. Just days ago on 9/22, we observed the “Super Bowl” of awareness for the Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) community with World CML Day. The collective hope is that someone, somewhere, would learn more about CML and better

Connection. It’s Priceless to Say the Least!

For most of us, it is not too difficult to recall a time in life when we felt left out, misunderstood, or alone. As human beings we long for a connection with others. Connection strengthens us; helps us face life’s challenges; and deepens our appreciation for those who share common interests and experiences. When we’re

Reflections on 9/22 – From Awareness to Action

Tri-fect-a /trīˈfektə/ – a run of three wins or grand events. September is an “awareness” trifecta at my house. September 22 is CML Awareness Day and the entire month is designated Leukemia Awareness and Childhood Cancer Awareness month. While I’m honored to have the privilege of guest writing the blog post for the National CML

CML Connection – Phoenix

Are you interested in learning about therapies that can ease nausea, reduce pain, and help you manage any stress or anxiety? If so, you won’t want to miss the next CML Connection group meeting in Phoenix! Our next meeting will continue our exploration of integrative and complimentary therapies, which when used in conjunction with traditional

Living Well with CML – New York, NY

Hey, all of our East Coast friends! Will you be in the New York City Metro Area area this coming weekend?  If so, join your National CML Society hosts, Lynne Dagata and Mary Jane Bertram, on Saturday, April 27 for Living Well with CML, a program designed to provide helpful information for anyone living with

Living Well with CML 2013 Events Underway

The National CML Society, in collaboration with Novartis Oncology has set out to bring Living Well with CML summits to patients all across the nation. These summits are one-day, educational sessions that provide those living with CML more information regarding diagnosis, treatment options, nutrition guidelines, side-effect management and other methods designed to enrich life with