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Your blood cancer questions answered

Our Support Service talks to family and friends of people with blood cancer every day. Here are some examples of the kind of questions we've been asked recently.

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Q: Why is my mum still shielding when the vaccine is protecting her?

Our Support Service explains why people with blood cancer need to be careful for a while yet.


Q: Now I know the vaccine may not work for my brother, how do I know what's safe?

It's a hard to hear that your loved one may not be fully protected by the covid vaccine. Our Support Service explains the ongoing risks and what to do.


Q: Shielding is pausing but can anything change for families affected by blood cancer?

As shielding pauses and lockdown eases, our Support Service talks about how families can consider the risks to their loved one.


Q: How can I find out what's happening when my partner won't share?

Get some practical advice on talking about blood cancer from our Support Service.


Q: I feel guilty about going to school when my dad has blood cancer. What can I do?

Good communication when you're living with someone with blood cancer can help. Read advice from our Support Service.


Q: When will I be able to see my girlfriend and have sex with her again?


Q: My partner has blood cancer. Is it risky for me to commute to work?

Find practical suggestions about commuting to work from our Support Service.