Issue 8; February 2013
Living Now Newsletter
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Keeping your relationship strong when your spouse is your caregiver

Wendy and Clark

Wendy, transplant recipient, with her husband and caregiver Clark

What happens when roles of husband and wife extend to patient and caregiver?  One couple shares what they’ve learned from their experience — and how it has impacted their marriage.

How did Wendy and Clark manage the patient/caregiver dynamic as a married couple? How did they make it through years of chemotherapy and arrive at a relationship that is stronger than ever?

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Know your risk factors for developing heart problems after transplant

Saro Armenian

Saro Armenian, D.O, M.P.H, Director, Pediatric Survivorship Clinic, Childhood Cancer Survivorship Program, City of Hope, Duarte, CA

Certain types of treatment before your transplant or complications that happen after transplant can sometimes increase your risk of heart problems. So what can you do now? Dr. Saro Armenian explains some of the signs and symptoms you should be looking for, the questions you should be asking your doctor, and what you can do now to improve your heart health.

Q. What effect does my treatment before transplant have on my heart?

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Do you know how to keep your heart healthy? 

Test Your Knowledge

What are some of the signs of heart disease?

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Events
Symposium
Celebrating a Second Chance at Life,
BMTInfoNet
April 20-21, 2013
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Conference 
OMG2013
April 25-28, 2013
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