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Archives for September 2009
Questions about post autlogous bone marrow transplant and coping with AML father
My dad aka my best friend has been diagnosed with AML on my birthday oct 23, 2008. At first I felt like God was punishing me for bringing something like this on my birthday but now I try to think about it as a lucky day. If it wasn't for that day maybe it might have been too late and because it was my birthday all the…
Leukemia Treatment in Laymen's Language
I overcame (so far) a minor facial cancer some years ago. Recently a friend was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and is undergoing chemo-therapy. In seeking to provide support I was dismayed to find that the wealth of information available was primarily technical and medical. Actual accounts of the experience in…
Symptoms of Leukemia
Hi, I'm a two time NHL survivor over the past 9 years. I had an Autologous Stem cell transplant in Feb. 2009. Everything seems to be going well so far, however I've been diagnosed with Anemia and a very low Hemoglobin. The Oncologist told me the condition didn't appear to be symptomatic of any other condition and all the…
please help i need information about the emotional reactions too leukemia
i am currently a student in psychology and have too do a assignment the emotional reactions to cancer, such how you felt when you heard you had cancer and all the phases you went through. would someone be willing too help me please
Lucky to me Alive but now scared
I'm 65 years old. In 1992, at the age of 48, I came down with my first cancer--lymphoma. Since then, I have had prostate cancer (including a radical prostectamy), lung cancer (lower right lobe removed),meningioma (brain cancer), melanoma (skin cancer) and several occurrences of lymphoma(small cell, large cell and mantle…
My dad has AML
My dadwas dianosed with AML last Thursday and they started his Chemo that night and he will get treatments for 7 days straight. Does anyone know if it is normal for them to start chemo so fast? When he was admitted into the hospital his hemb. was at 4 and 10 is normal. Did anyone else with AML have such a low blood count?…