Alan Holtzman felt that an angel was on his shoulder when a chance meeting with another CLL patient directed him to a leading specialist. Watch his story.
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November 28, 2011
Joy Kniskern, 61 of Decatur, Georgia was diagnosed with CML
while she was training for a half marathon to raise funds to support a friend
who had been diagnosed with leukemia. She says her friend’s journey, and her
volunteerism for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, helped her in understanding
the disease, but her long term career working with people with disabilities
prepared her to live well with CML. Joy remains positive about her own
CML journey and remains an avid cyclist, riding her bike even longer today than
she did before her diagnosis.
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As a caregiver, Arthur Murphy supports wife, Joy. Together, they have found contentment with Joy's CML diagnosis, choosing to see it as just another source of meaning in the drama of life.
Published: November 28, 2011
By Andrew Schorr