Receiving the news that you have leukemia, a cancer of the blood, is huge, often life-changing news. A leukemia diagnosis has a major impact, physically and emotionally, and a host of factors determine the next steps after leukemia has been diagnosed. Some steps you’ll take on your own, others will require a specialized clinician. Either[ Read More ]
Nyaka Mwanza is a freelance writer for MyHealthTeams. She completed a B.A. in Communications: Visual Media from American University and undertook post-baccalaureate studies in Health/Behavioral Communications and Marketing at Johns Hopkins University. Nyaka is a Zambian-born, E.U. citizen who was raised in sub-Saharan Africa and Jacksonville, N.C. However, she has called Washington, D.C., home for most of her life. For much of her career, Nyaka has worked with large global health nonprofits focused on improving health outcomes for women and children. Nyaka believes words hold immense power, and her job is to meet the reader where they are, when they’re there.