Living with acute myeloid leukemia

“When you feel like giving up, that’s when you need to push harder … never give up because it’s really worth it.”
Nicole Schulz, acute myeloid leukemia survivor

When you come to City of Hope, you automatically gain access to an unparalleled array of support services to help you and your loved ones take each step during and after your acute myeloid leukemia treatment.

We can help with all of the following concerns, and more:

  • Managing symptoms and side effects, such as pain, nausea and fatigue
  • Recovering after stem cell transplantation
  • Handling emotional, social and spiritual issues in group or one-on-one settings
  • Coping with the stress of diagnosis, treatment and recovery
  • Addressing fertility and family planning issues
  • Navigating the health care system, including related legal and financial issues
  • Maintaining a healthy lifestyle with expert nutrition and physical activity guidance
  • Building caregiver skills
  • Improving communication with family, partners and loved ones
  • Restoring normalcy in your family, job or school routine
  • Restoring your body and mind through healing arts workshops
  • Connecting with and learning from other patients and survivors
  • Returning to wellness after active treatment

Learn more about these resources at our Living with Cancer or Supportive Care Medicine sites.

For more information about the supportive care programs we offer, please contact the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-2273 (CARE).