Join us as we speak to William Yank, a 23-year-old, three-time Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) survivor. In this episode, we hear about the variety of treatments William went through, his relapses and then subsequent stem cell transplant. Now one year out of transplant, he shares about his post-cancer journey – going viral on TikTok, becoming the face of the LLS Giving Tuesday campaign and then starting a podcast with another Young Adult Cancer survivor.
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Mentioned on this episode:
- Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
- CancerCon by Stupid Cancer
- CAR T-cell Therapy
- Stem Cell Transplant
- The Illest. Podcast
- William’s TikTok page
- Family Service Society, Inc.
- LLS Young Adult Resources
Additional LLS Support Resources:
- Information Specialists
- Clinical Trial Support Center
- Free telephone/web patient programs
- Free booklets
- Financial support
- Online chats
- Caregiver support
- LLS Community
- Support groups
- Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program
- Free Nutrition Consultations
Support for this episode provided by Amgen Inc. and Jazz Pharmaceuticals.
Great podcast. My husband died from a very rare form of leukemia two years ago, but I still enjoy listening to your different podcasts. They are always educational and uplifting. Thank you.