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CLLSA NEWSLETTER Autumn 2017

TRUSTEES REPORT

Raising the profile of CLL and Blood Cancer 

We were delighted to be able to join forces with the other patient support charities in the blood cancer field to work with the pharmaceutical com-pany Janssen in their “Make Blood Cancer Visible” project. This was part of Blood Cancer Awareness Month during September. 

Advent Calendar Door 2 Focus on CLL and CLLSA

Health Unlocked have set up an Advent Calendar and each new door will highlight a different conditions in the run up to Christmas.

Door 2 highlights CLL and the CLLSA. Open the door and feel free to share the link. 

Open Door 2 here

Please consider spreading the work through your social media. Make sure to include the blog link and hashtag "#healthyholidays"

The immunodeficiency of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia - vaccinations

Vaccination against infectious disease in CLL. Always check with your doctors...

❎Vaccines that should be avoided in CLL

BCG

MMR

Poliomyelitis (oral)

Rotavirus

Typhoid (oral)

Vaccinia

Varicella-zoster (Shingles Vaccine)

Yellow fever

Dengue fever

Flu Mist (used on children)

 

✅Vaccines that are permissible

Anthrax

Cholera (oral)

Diphtheria

Haemophilus influenzae type b

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B

HIB

Influenza

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