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Archives for November 2011
Just diagnosed with AML-what to expect from induction?
My 66 year old father went in to the clinic feeling run down, and four days later is at OHSU Knight Cancer Center in Portland, Oregon to treat his AML diagnosis. They want to start 7+3 chemo induction on Thursday. Done several transfusions and his platelets went from 16 to 64. I would be grateful for any info on what to…
Premature ovarian failure- menopause
HI everyone, I'm looking for some feedback on early menopause and treatment. I'm 28 yrs old and after a Stem Cell Transplant, I was dx with pre-mature menopause. I'm looking into treatment. Birth Control, HRT, and Bio Identical Hormone Replacement Thearpy. I don't have many symptoms related to menopause, but fear…
Testing for cancer probabilities
What is the cost to test for any cancer probability with or without involving genetic markers?
2nd bmt w/ gvhd of the gut
Hi, my husband was originally diagnosed with AML in 2006, he had 9 months in remission then it relapsed. In 2008 he received an unrelated double cord blood transplant. 3 years post transplant he was doing great, then abnormal counts caused for bm biopsy. Biopsy showed cancer cells. So here we are getting his second…
Husband Diagnosed with CMML
I am new to this site. My husband was diagnosed at the end of September at the age of 47 with AML. He was in the hospital for a month and received chemo. His counts were terrific. He is currently out of the hospital and has since had another bone marrow test and the oncologist said that he had an underlying condition of…
Hi I am 24 years old and was recently diagnosed with APL in October 2011. I have been hospitalized since then. They did a bone marrow biopsy and said everything looks good, and they are just waiting for my ANC counts to go up to 500 and as of yeaterday they were 100. Does anyone know roughly how long it takes for them to…
AML after treatments questions
I had a question for people out there that have had AML and been treated with Chemotherapy. My wife finished her last round of consolidation in early August this year. She had AML M5. She has done really well thru her induction and went into remission and her 3 consolidation treatments. The only issue she has had and still…