David's Story: Taking Back Control During Watch and Wait

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For some chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients who don’t require immediate treatment, the watch-and-wait period turns into “watch and worry”. The anxiety-causing questions like: "When will I start treatment?" or "How long will this go on?" can become a source of depression upon diagnosis. How can patients take back control during this time of uncertainty? On location at CLL Live in Niagara Falls, patient advocate David walks through his diagnosis, how he came to terms with his condition, and ways to enjoy life again. What is one thing he stopped doing? Watch now to find out.

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