Leukemia Blogs


BaldyLocks is a blogger from British Columbia who was diagnosed with Acute Mylogeneous Leukemia (AML) in 2006. She received a bone marrow transplant and is now struggling with post-treatment complications. She is writing her blog to prove that cancer can be beaten and that life is worth persevering.

Battling Roses & Thorns – Life with Cancer

Alex is just your typical 18 year old girl. She was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia in December 2014. She would like to share her experience in hope that it will help others in a similar or the same position as her.

Being Cancer Network

Being Cancer Network (BCN) is a cancer resource for bloggers and survivors. This website is meant to help cancer blogger connect with each other. The creator of BCN, Dennis Pyritz is a two-time leukemia and stem cell transplant survivor, pancreas cancer survivor, and now head and neck cancer survivor. He has been an oncology nurse for 27 years.

Ben Fights Leukemia

Ben was six years old when he was diagnosed pre-B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in May 2007. They are writing from his diagnosis, treatment, remission and their life. Ben is a true fighter and he and his family give us inspiration.

CANCER IS NOT AN OPTION! – The story of my journey through AML & Everyday Life

Kimberly is 40 years old, married Mom of three beautiful children. She has survived Acute Mylogenous Leukemia two times and is currently fighting it again. She was in remission for 5 years form a double umbilical cord transplant which she received in November 2009. She will soon be undergoing a second transplant. This blog is from her perspective and it is daily updates not only about her health as she recovers, but her everyday life as a parent and wife and their life together.


Brandon and Erin have two daughters. In July 2012, they found a mass in an older daughter Mykayla’s chest. Mykayla was diagnosed with T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, at only seven years old. Mykayla was approved to use medical cannabis ten days post diagnosis. Her parents began using whole cannabis extract oil that very day. Brandon wrote; “Finding the correct dosage was very difficult at first; even the recommended “grain of rice” dose delivered a very strong psychoactive effect. Cannabis truly saved Mykayla from so much pain and sickness, both emotionally and physically.” This blog is mainly about Cannabis and his thoughts about it

Change of Perspective

Serena Bonneville from BC, Canada who was diagnosed with Leukemia (ALL) in 2013 at age of 17. This blog is her attempt to document the unpredictable journey that is her life.


Constanze’s Sexy Oops – I – GOT – LEUKAEMIA BLOG…

Constanze was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia in May 2009 while just 18 years old and studying physics at Oxford. She had a stem cell transplant from a German donor.

Embracing My “New Normal” – Life after Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Relapse and Stem-Cell Transplant

Deanna began this blog as a way to process and heals after all she has been through with battling Leukemia. It also became her way of communicating my thoughts, fears, frustration and gratitude for this journey with the hopes of helping others who have had a similar journey.


Kari and Tom’s daughter Emily was diagnosed with standard risk pre-b acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in May 2010, just a few weeks after her 5th birthday. She was enrolled into a phase l clinical trial that was highly experimental. She fought cancer three times.


Floppy Hat Faye

Three-year-old Faye was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia in April 2011. After 135 days in the hospital, Faye was able to spend 3 years at home. In September 2014 she was told that she had relapsed. Faye begun her 4 to 6 months long treatment in the hospital. A lot for a seven year old fighter to take on….even with Mom, Dad, and 3 brothers at her side.

I Beat Leukemia!

Jason Clark lives in Clermont, Florida. He was diagnosed with T-cell ALL in November 2008. In this blog he talks about his allogeneic stem cell transplant in June 2010, his treatment, perfect match bone marrow that the donor was a 24 year old female from Europe, side effects. Keep your hope and faith !

Learning from and about Cancer (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia or CLL) By Dr. Brian Koffman

What started as a personal journey of a doctor turned patient morphed into a way to share what’s universal in dealing with cancer, in his case nasty Leukemia (CLL).

Life, Interrupted

Suleika Jaouad is Emmy Award sinning New York Times “WELL” columnist, health advocate and cancer survivor. She was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia and a rare blood disorder called Myelodysplastic Syndrome at age 22. Through her blogs, videos and events, where she shares her experiences and reflections on life, health relationships and overcoming setbacks, who wants to help you tackle life’s difficult moments with integrity, compassion and a healthy dose of humor and sass.

Life’s a Beach

In March 2011, Shelly sent an email to her husband, Ryan that she can feel their baby kicking. The next day, during a routine 20-week ultrasound, their doctor informed them there was no heartbeat. In April 2011 Shelly was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia. This blog details their family’s journey through the grieving process of losing Lily and the coping and healing process of surviving cancer whiling raising their precious toddler.

Little Air Bear

In June 2010, “Little Air Bear”, Erin was diagnosed with Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Type M7 at age of only two. After enduring 146 days at Primary Children’s Hospital, Erin is now in remission and living a full life at home with their family. Her strong will and constant happy smile is an inspiration to them and us all.


A young woman from Nice, France blogs about her experience with leukemia. (in French only)

My Blood Hates Me

In 2008, Matt, a Californian software-industry worker, was diagnosed with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML). This blog chronicles his personal experience with the disease.


6 years old, Delaney had ear pain and the bottom of her ear was really swollen in February 2013. She was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Her Dad, Tom writes this blog, her Mom is a nurse and she has three sisters.

Riding the Cancer Coaster: Survival Guide for Teens

Clarissa is a two- time Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia survivor, and now she is 20 years old. She was diagnosed the first time at 2 1/2 years old, went through treatment, and survived. Her cancer relapsed 10 years later when she was 13 years old. She wants to provide as much support and guidance to other teens with cancer as she can with this blog.

Running for My Life: Fighting Cancer One Step At A Time

This blog is about falling down and getting up, coping and coming back after four bone marrow transplants for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Ronni Gordon shares her thoughts as a tennis player and runner who ran right into leukemia.

A Spoon Full Of Sugar

Elisha is 21 years old and lives in the UK. She was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia in May 2012 at the age of 19. She had her Allogeneic stem cell transplant from her 16 years old younger brother in November 2012.

Stem Cell Transplant Journey

Rachel was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) on St.Patricks Day (March) 2015. Her consultant along with the team decided her best hope of a cure was to proceed with a stem cell transplant. She discovered that her hero donor is an 18 years old male. She hopes, reading her blog you’ll discover that there is more to her than blood cancer, as she shares the journey of the SCT and life post the transplant, she hopes to raise awareness of Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Donation.