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I Have Been Diagnosed With AML, Am Doing Chemo But Will Be 70 In November.

I Have Been Diagnosed With AML, Am Doing Chemo But Will Be 70 In November.

I do not think I could handle a bone marrow transplant. my question is can I get in remission, without doing this?

posted 6 days ago
A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

Thank you all for the imput. I go to my Dr. tomorrow, so I will probably see, what he thinks.

posted 2 days ago

Is Hand And Feet Pain Part Of The Condition?

Is Hand And Feet Pain Part Of The Condition?

posted 9 days ago
A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

Wow that is amazing, it is a lot to bear, my dr. seems confused as I am, I'm get a second opion, as soon as I can, get some insurance in November, I will Keep you in my prayers and God is in control… read more

posted 3 days ago

Has Anyone Else Had "suspicious Abnormalities" On Their Mammogram Or Axilla And Breast Ultrasound Because Of Their CLL Leukemia?a

Has Anyone Else Had "suspicious Abnormalities" On Their Mammogram Or Axilla And Breast Ultrasound Because Of Their CLL Leukemia?a

posted 10 days ago
A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

When I had my annual post treatment mammogram last March 2022 they took a second series of films on the right breast/ axilla I had told them that I had been diagnosed with CLL in 2021 and I believe it… read more

posted 3 days ago

Allogeneic (donor) Stem Cell Transplant

Allogeneic (donor) Stem Cell Transplant

What treatment is used for a diagnosis of MDS ?

posted 12 days ago
A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

My husband did 6 months of chemo he was taking ventoclax pills for 14 days along with 7 days of 3 shots of vidaza every 4 weeks. The object was to get him to remission, which he is in and do a stem… read more

posted 1 day ago

Anyone With Answers For Mantle Cell Lymphoma

Anyone With Answers For Mantle Cell Lymphoma

My dad's mantle cell lymphoma began to progress as skin infiltration. He is not responding to chemo and has been on 'pallative radiation' since mid July. Over the past week he is having difficulty breathing, became so weak its hard to get out of bed, and has swelling with severe pain in his leg bones. I live in Georgia. He lives in Tennnesse. I go up there every other week. I'm curious if these symptoms are a sign that the end is near? I don't want to urge him to go to the hospital if he doesn't… read more

posted 15 days ago
A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I'm no expert, but if you haven't already done so, it would be wise to consult with his Dr what with his breathing problems and swelling

posted 10 days ago

Experience Taking IMBRUVICA

Experience Taking IMBRUVICA

I will shortly be prescribed IIMBRUVICA 420 MG TABLETS for my CLL.

I would be interested in hearing from Team Members who have experience taking this medicine and how they were able to pay for it.

Thank you
JAMES KELLY

posted 16 days ago
A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

The same
with Calquence drugs

posted 16 days ago

Sinus And Asthma

Sinus And Asthma

Does anyone with Cll also struggle with sinus and asthma. My white cells and lymphcytes have doubled since I was hit with sinus and asthma

posted 17 days ago
A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

SJ? Yes I do. It seems I have an infection all the time. I see a pulmonary specialist and ENT doctor.I do sinus rinses daily and sometimes more than once a day. I take Mucinex and Benadryl daily as… read more

posted 17 days ago

My Leukaemia Is Undetectable Why Do I Feel Like Crap

My Leukaemia Is Undetectable Why Do I Feel Like Crap

I take Sprycel 70mg everyday.
This is low dose and feels tolerable. Why do I sleep so much have constant body aches no energy and over all malaise.

posted 17 days ago

Could You Tell Me What You Take For The Pain Associated With CLL

Could You Tell Me What You Take For The Pain Associated With CLL

posted 17 days ago
A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I wish I had the answers for you Sheila but I don't. Have you discussed your questions with your oncologist? I've seen others on this forum where they are on chemo for a few years, then depending, the… read more

posted 16 days ago
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