I was just diagnosed with CLL in May. I still don’t understand what caused a DNA change. I have read and read but how does this just happen. Why can’t they just replace my chromosome 13 with one of my normal
Cells before they all turn to this defective cells
I want to build my immune system but many suggested protocols only increase white blood cells. Are there any other kinds of immune boosters?I was diagnosed 8 months ago.
For over a year and a half now I've been dealing with this same thought that plays on repeat. "What I don't know won't hurt me". Reality is I just want to grab a shovel and I'll gladly dig my own hole in the ground. It's been now almost 2yrs that my neck started swelling. Huge lumps protruding out the sides. (Obviously lymph nodes) my armpits,breast and groin area are swollen also. Labs have been abnormal for over a year. My weight will go from 120lbs to literally 104lbs in less than… read more
They’ve also talked about a possible bone marrow transplant.
Is there a possibility that Sprycel affects the middle ear and cause vertigo?
I am in watch and wait mode for CLL after being diagnosed a couple of years ago. Pain and fatigue are what originally sent me to the doctor before diagnosis. Has anyone else experienced worsening pain and extreme fatigue before treatment?