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Tag – Leukemia

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Life after cancer: What became reality to me

I am an Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (A.L.L.) survivor. I was diagnosed on December 1, 2014 and had my last chemo January 27, 2017. During those two full years of treatment - once a week, might I add - I kept searching for that light. I wanted to know that it would soon be over and that I could “move on.”

March 16, 2017 | by Adriana Lombardo

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The reality of life and death after a leukemia diagnosis at 21-years-old

I was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) at 21-years-old and needed immediate treatment. After my first week-long induction treatment, I was still riddled with abnormal white blood cells and life -- or death -- got really real, really fast. 

March 10, 2017 | by Ashlinn Sarah Jane

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Mental health and cancer: An introduction to Ashlinn Sarah Jane

Living with an ever-evolving diagnosed mental health disorder from the age of 18 has been a struggle, but when I was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) at 21 my whole world turned upside down.

Feb. 26, 2017 | by Ashlinn Sarah Jane

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'The New Adriana:' A teen's changed perspective after leukemia

Adriana Lombardo had her senior year of high school at St. Joseph’s College all planned out. She was going to join the soccer team, graduate with her friends, then study...

Feb. 18, 2017 | by Larissa Cahute

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