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Leukemia Education Package and Your Care Needs During Treatment
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About this leukemia education guide

In this guide, you will learn about:

  • Leukemia and your treatment options
  • How to prevent infections
  • How to manage your symptoms and side-effects
  • How to manage your Central Venous Access Device (CVAD)
  • Where to find support
  • Who to contact

How to use this online guide:

To read through the entire guide, use the navigation links at the bottom of each page.

 Download a PDF version of this guide here »


The information in this guide was adapted from the “Leukemia Education Awareness Package (LEAP)” with permission from the University Health Network Patient and Family Education Program. Additional information adapted from The Ottawa Hospital.


Important Phone Numbers

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre: 416-480-6100

Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM:

  • Please call the Complex Malignant Hematology Outpatient Unit (C606) phone number: 416-480-6100 ext. 4312

After hours weekdays 5:00 PM – 8:00 AM, weekends and statutory holidays:

  • Please call 416-480-4244 (locating) and ask to page the Leukemia Complex Malignant Hematology pager to speak to the Nurse Practitioner or Resident/Fellow On-call

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