After many years of tireless and selfless work supporting the CLL community through patient advocacy, providing educational information, running workshops, reinterpreting research papers into layman's language and providing editorial comment, supporting CLL research and personally assisting many of us with information to help us make the best choice on how to manage CLL related challenges, Chaya Venkat has finally said goodbye:
The incredible legacy to her husband, PC, who was diagnosed with CLL in 2001 and lost his battle with CLL 5 years ago on June 23, 2008, will however remain as long as the content will remain relevant, which I suspect will be at least until there is a cure for CLL. As Chaya says in her farewell message:
"All three of our website (our flagship website CLL Topics, more recent Updates site and Harvey’s Journal) will be hosted and maintained, open to all comers, for as long as the content remains relevant. There is a ton of information on these sites. I hope you will continue to visit, learn to search for the articles that are useful to you."
If you haven't already registered, DO SO. (You can register at the Updates for both the Topics and Updates sites, the journal doesn't require registration.) The contents could very well save your life. You can also leave a personal thank you to Chaya at the Updates site - if the server hasn't crashed!!
Chaya will be greatly missed but never forgotten,