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The information and opinions expressed on this website are intended for informational and educational purposes only. They in no way should be considered a substitute for a doctor's advice. You should discuss your specific treatment needs and concerns with a doctor or CML specialist.

COVID-19 Resources

With the arrival and spread of the coronavirus (COVID 19) in the United States, our goal is to provide you, our CML community, with resources to help you remain well and virus-free. This page will serve as a repository for links, articles, and videos of particular interest and help to CML patients and carers. The page will be updated regularly and we urge you to follow the instructions offered by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and your local health officials.  

Video Updates from Dr. Michael Mauro - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), NYC

 

   

 

   3/31/2020

CML Specific Links

The International CML Foundation's (iCMLf) Covid 19 Information Page

CML Advocates Network - Covid 19 Information

FOR YOUR LOCAL DOCTOR/PROVIDER

Knight Diagnostics Lab - OHSU

Link for how to order BCR-ABL PCR to be performed at the OHSU/Knight lab:

https://knightdxlabs.ohsu.edu/home/test-details?id=BCR-ABL+RNA+PCR+Quantitation+for+Leukemia

Webinars

UPCOMING - Coronavirus: CML Ask the Expert Live w/ Dr. Michael Mauro, THURSDAY, APRIL 2 at 3pm EST/12pm PST

  • COMPLETED - Recording now available. - LLS - Your Questions Answered about Coronavirus - THURSDAY, March, 26, 2020 at 12:00pm EST

  • COMPLETED NORD - Addressing the Covid 19 Pandemic - TUESDAY, March 31, 2020 at 2pm EST (Register at the link.)

Maps & Location Information

Real-time Coronavirus/COVID-19 tracking - Johns Hopkins UniversityTracks the COVID-19 spread in real-time on an interactive dashboard with data available for download. 

Covid Near You - a joint venture with Harvard University & Boston Children's HospitalCreated by epidemiologists and software developers at Harvard, Boston Children's Hospital and a group of volunteers from across the technology industry. Covid Near You uses crowdsourced data to visualize maps to help citizens and public health agencies identify current and potential hotspots for the recent pandemic coronavirus, COVID-19. 

Public Health Laboratory Testing for COVID-19 (CDC)map includes states and territories with one or more laboratories that have successfully verified and are currently using COVID-19 diagnostic tests.

World Health Organization (WHO) - Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Situational Dashboard

Testing

Abbott Launches Point of Care Test to Detect COVID-19

FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization for Abbott Point of Care COVID-19 Test

Helpful Links on the Disease and Precautions

U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Covid 19 Information Page

U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC - Latest Public Health Information

The World Health Organization's (WHO) Covid 19 Information Page

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH - COVID-19, MERS & SARS

National Institutes of Health (NIH) - What People with Cancer Should Know

National Institues of Health (NIH) - Director's Blog - Social Distancing is a Must

National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Latest Research Information

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) - COVID-19 Resources and Information

American Cancer Society - Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team

Baker Institute for Public Policy - Hagop Kantarjian, MD's (an NCMLS expert panelist)  blog post: THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC – THE KNOWNS, THE UNKNOWNS, AND A NOTE OF CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM

Siddhartha Mukherjee (author, Emperor of All Maladies) How Does the Coronavirus Behave in Patients? - The New Yorker

Medicare/Medicaid

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Medicare & Coronavirus - US Government Medicare guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Veterans & Military

Veteran's Administration - COVID-19 guidance and resources.

Military One Source (US Dept of Defense) - advice and information for the military community.

Navy & Marine Corps Public Health Center - COVID-19 guidance and resources.

Links Discussing Work, Insurance, Student Loans, Taxes, and Managing Finances During Covid 19

Triage Cancer - latest updates about programs and legislation related to COVID-19, that are particularly relevant to the Cancer Community.

 

What is the Federal Government Doing in Response to COVID-19?

Medicare & Coronavirus - US Government Medicare guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Veteran's Administration - COVID-19 guidance and resources.

Food & Drug Administration Emergency Preparedness & Response - The FDA plays a critical role in protecting the United States from threats including emerging infectious diseases. 

Military One Source (US Dept of Defense) - advice and information for the military community.

The Lighter Side - Humor 

'Humor is Healing': Laughter Soothes Nerves During Covid-19 Trauma - NY Times

10 Covid-19 Memes that Will Bring a Smile to Your Face

The Jaffe Briefing - News with a little satire thrown in.

Coronavirus Rhapsody - sung to the tune of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody

What's Cookin' - Recipes & Foodie Interests   

The Ultimate Corona Burger - The Kroger Co. recipe

Eat it: Hanoi Chef Spreads Joy with 'Coronaburger' - Reuters article

What to Bake During the Coronavirus Quarantine when you're out of Eggs, Milk or Butter - USA Today article

Food Network Star Amanda Freitag has Tips for Cooking Through the Pandemic - NPR article

Easy Pantry Recipes to Cook During Coronavirus Quarantine

Updated: 04/02/2020