Any ALL Survivors Out There Who Have Advice?
I was diagnosed with ALL last November. I have been in remission for a while now and am in the maintenance phase of my chemotherapy. I was taking Mercaptopurine for a few weeks when my counts started to drop. I have been off them for three weeks now and my counts are still dropping. They were stable for a week or so, then…
Any survivors of ALL as a young adult out there?
I'm a 23 year old who was diagnosed with ALL a year ago. I'm currently on maintenance chemotherapy and I'm looking for survivors' stories from people who were diagnosed as a young adult. I would also like to share my story with anyone in a similar situation and encourage each other throughout our journeys.
You are a true gentleman, reasonable and understanding. Thanks for reading the article and taking the time to respond. Good health to you and your family.
Whooping cough vaccinations
My oncologist recommends I get vaccinated for pertussis. I am leery of doing so. I'm searching for advice and experiences to help my decision-making.
AML November 2011 to August 2012
My sister in law passed away 8/6/2012. It was gut wrenching to see her and my husband say their good byes... she told him that she would be waiting for him when it was his time (he has lung cancer) so he wouldn't have to make his journey alone. He joked back that she was cutting in line as he was suppose to go first. He is…
Dad just diagnosed with AML
My dad was just diagnosed with AML yesterday and had his first chemo today. The chemo drug they are using is Vidaza for 7 days. He is 88 years old and feels like he will be able to resume a fairly normal life after this 7 days of treatment. My sister and I are in the dark because we have not been able to speak to his…
Hi! I have AML. I have gone through the first 30 days of treatment following with 4 other treatments, a week in the hospital every month. They are setting up my bone marrow biopsy, which HURTS me sooooooooo bad, as you know, surely. Let's say the biopsy comes back okay...what, if anything, do they usually do after? Any…
I was diagnosed ten years ago with CLL that did not require any treatmant at the time. Through the years I was upgraded to stage 0 than stage 1. About 5 months ago I went in for a hernia operation which was stopped because of my blood count. I'm now at stage IV and started FCR chemo three weeks ago. I've been very sick…