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Watersprite3 Member Posts: 31

I am a member who has been on the Colon Cancer forum.  I went through treatment for that last year (surgery followed by chemotherapy) and thought I was doing well.  My WBC started rising in April of this year and by September is was very high.  In the middle of all this, I lost my job and insurance and had to change to a new oncologist.  He did a lot of blood work followed by a bone marrow biopsy today and I am being told I now have developed CML.

From what he told me this can be treated and managed but I admit to being a little discouraged by this development.  I won't start any treatment until the results of the BMB come back, but my doctor basically says I will be taking a pill a day, maybe for the rest of my life.

I guess I am just looking for some words of encouragement.