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ALL And Relapse/secondary Cancer

ALL And Relapse/secondary Cancer

Does anyone have B Cell PH- ALL with an allogenic BMT as treatment? Did you relapse or acquire a secondary cancer? My mind is sometimes consumed by the thought of getting cancer again whether it be the same or a different one altogether. I guess I'm wondering about the odds of it happening.

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I am 10 months post stem cell for AML and doing well. My last bone marrow aspiration was 2 weeks ago and fine, but I understand where you are coming from. I do worry about relapse or another cancer. However, I try to put it out of my mind and look for the rainbows. Keep positive and well. Thank you for sharing your concerns.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

Wish I had the energy to exercise. I am 7 months post transplant and struggle to simple tasks

posted about 1 year ago
A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I had AML and an allogenic BMT transplant 11 months ago. I am in remission, but yes, the thought of relapse or another cancer always lurks in the back of my mind. I don’t dwell on it and am so grateful that I am here. I too try to keep positive and work very hard on eating right and keeping fit. I was a gym rat prior to getting sick and in great physical shape. Thanks to a sister who is a fitness instructor, I have been doing a livestrong program with her and am now back fitness wise to where I was before getting sick. Ron, I am impressed with your 5k right after treatment. I started working to get fit again while still in the hospital. I made it a point to walk the mile around the unit every day. After discharge, I worked up to walking 6 miles a day by the time I was through my first 100 days. My donor was my Other sister who is an iron woman and triathlete so I think her great cells helped.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

We are in this all together. More and more adults are being diagnosed at an alarming rate with ALL. Became friends with many at Moffitt during treatments. It’s a long road. Stay positive and do not let it consume your life. As a runner, I kept training through my treatments and ran a 5 k a day after treatment. It was hard but we can’t give in. Just stay active.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I'm glad to hear you're still in remission.

posted over 1 year ago
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