Dating with a Diagnosis: Stephen & Rebecca’s Story

Stephen and Rebecca

Join Alicia as she speaks with young adult leukemia survivor, Stephen and his wife, Rebecca. This episode was recorded onsite at the filming of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s young adult reunion video, which you can access here. As Stephen prepared when he would introduce Rebecca to his parents, he realized that he was experiencing shortness of breath which prompted an emergency room visit. While in the ER, he received the shocking diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Having dated for only four months, it was in the ER where Rebecca met Stephen’s parents and where both Stephen and Rebecca knew that they had found the one. Listen in as they share their story about dating, fertility and the importance of advocating for the needs of a patient.


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