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lymphnode leukemia

xoxokittie
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Joined: Jul 2012

my daughters fathers died of this kind of leukemia he was first told he had a flu and then thought he was having a heart attack and was taken to the hospital where he was taken to tisch hosp in manhattan 5 weeks later he died ho come all these other people live so much longer i dont understand they said they got rid of the leukemia but he died of a bad infection could this be truei never understood that xoxokittie

nempark
Posts: 596
Joined: Apr 2010

When you have leukemia you become anemic. No blood and no platelets to fight off infection. So without blood the infection can kill you. I am so sorry. I hope you come to terms with this loss and recover quickly. Best wishes.

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