David Lingle

‘At most I had 10 years to live’

My name is David Lingle and I was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) on Oct 31, 2011, while having routine lab work done. After having bone marrow testing, I went to an oncologist for the…

Types of Leukemia: AML, ALL, CML, CLL, HCL

Leukemia is a cancer of early blood-forming cells, most frequently of the white blood cells although some leukemias begin on other blood cell types. Leukemia can be described as fast-growing (acute) or slow growing (chronic).…

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What is cancer?

You’ve heard of cancer. Likely there are people in your family who have faced cancer. But what is cancer, really? Until you are faced with the reality, cancer is something that happens to someone else.…

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Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)

*Types of leukemia include:  AML, ALL, CML, CLL, HCL Leukemia is a cancer of early blood-forming cells, most frequently of the white blood cells although some leukemias begin on other blood cell types. Leukemia can…