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Awesome, I thought I was gonna have to take it at night but once I stopped taking the imbruvica with milk and cereal I was ok. But I don't take the imbruvica til 1pm. I usually take it with lunch cuz… read more
I have been on Imbruvica for about 1 month now for CLL. When my WBC count hit 68 in mid March 2020, the doctor put me on it. 2 weeks after starting the drug my WBC count was 95. Today I had another blood test and it is up to 111. I spoke with the oncologist today and he said to not be alarmed and to expect a spike when starting the Imbruvica for the 1st month or 2 (it can double according to him), but after that it should drop dramatically. Has anyone else that is on Imbruvica noticed this… read more
Yes my white blood 89,000 then spiked up all the way to over 300,000.. within one month and half....so dnt be alarmed ..then had to get immunotherapy treatments with rituxan once a week before it… read more
I’m part of your club! Diagnosed three years ago, started treatments last October. I’m stage 4. But, like my oncologist and I have discussed, this does not necessarily mean that things will only… read more
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?
My mind is having difficulty wrapping itself around allowing affected cells to travel through my blood to all parts of my body, and waiting until tumors form to treat. Can anyone explain the logic in this?
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