Webinar: Covid Vaccine & Lymphoma

Sorry for the late notice, but I just received a reminder about an upcoming Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) webinar entitled COVID-19 Vaccines: What the Lymphoma Community Needs to Know. I thought I would pass it on. The session is scheduled for tomorrow, April 13, 2021, at 12 pm EDT. Program description is as follows. Overview…… Continue reading Webinar: Covid Vaccine & Lymphoma

Blood Cancer and the Covid Vaccine

It’s been a question circulating among patients for months now. Can the Covid vaccines work in an immune system challenged by cancer? Cancer patients weren’t included in the original studies of the vaccines. I can understand why. They were trying to ascertain if and how well the inoculations worked on the general population, and the…… Continue reading Blood Cancer and the Covid Vaccine

The Covid Vaccine and Me

There has been a lot of chatter among the cancer patients I know about how the Covid-19 vaccines might affect them. Some have been worried side effects could be more virulent in people whose immune systems are already embattled. As a result, the message boards, online communities, and socially distant patient support groups have been…… Continue reading The Covid Vaccine and Me

masks, Masks, MASKS!

I probably come to the whole mask thing with a slightly different viewpoint than most people. Three years ago, I was required to wear a mask everywhere except at home for five months because I underwent a stem cell transplant. It wasn’t easy and it wasn’t pleasant, but the threat to my life from various…… Continue reading masks, Masks, MASKS!