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Surviving Chernobyl: The Incredible Story of Dr. Yan Leyfman

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Surviving Chernobyl: The Incredible Story of Dr. Yan Leyfman

While not a CLL story, Dr. Yan Leyfman is one of the few survivors of radiation poisoning from Chernobyl in the former Soviet Union.

He shares his amazing story about his family’s advocating for his care, including leaving his homeland to get medal care.

He discusses how it affected the rest of his life, including becoming a physician/scientist.

Please enjoy this biographic interview with a fascinating young physician/scientist.

Brian Koffman MDCM (retired) MS Ed (he, him, his)
Co-Founder, Executive VP, and Chief Medical Officer
CLL Society, Inc.

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