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Has Anyone Else Gone Into Remission With CML?

Has Anyone Else Gone Into Remission With CML?

I was told it's incurable and now they're saying since the leukemia hasn't been showing in my blood tests for two years that they can take me off chemo pill (sprycel) and just check me to see if it comes back. Anyone else do this and what happened? I'm truly scared to go off. Help anyone?

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I know exactly how you feel Charlotte, I will go over my options again next
visit to my hematologist. Thank you for your input.

posted 11 months ago

I Was Diagnosed With Chronic Eosinophilic Leukemia About 2 1/2 Years Ago. Been On Hydroxyurea Ever Since.

I Was Diagnosed With Chronic Eosinophilic Leukemia About 2 1/2 Years Ago. Been On Hydroxyurea Ever Since.

CEL must be rare. I have not seen where anyone else has it. Right now my worst reaction is extreme itching. I take two
prescriptions for itching daily. Plus, I use Sarna Lotion and CeraVe lotion daily. I am hopeing for more relief somehow.
Any suggestions that have been successful for others with CEL would be welcomed.

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I also have a gene mutation that caused my CEL. Have you been given medication. I take Hydroxyurea - 1000 MG for 6 days and one day at 500 MG
Itching has been a real problem at times. I am… read more

posted over 1 year ago

I Have Been Diagnosed With CMML My Spleen Is Enlarged I Have Been Given 4 Units Of Blood I Want To Know If I Should Get A Second Opinion

I Have Been Diagnosed With CMML My Spleen Is Enlarged I Have Been Given 4 Units Of Blood I Want To Know If I Should Get A Second Opinion

I see a doctor oncologist in private practice I take hydroxyruera 500 mg. twice a day, should I get a second opinion, with a cancer center where doctors can consult with other doctors.

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I was diagnosed with CMML after I had pain from an enlarged spleen. The doctor put me on Jakafi and then chemo. I ended up having two blood transfusions until a donor was found and then I had my… read more

posted about 1 year ago