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... My good friend was just told he has acute leukemia and was whisked into the hospital, had a shunt/catheter inserted for chemo, and is pretty stunned by what is going on. So am I! My question to those who have been through this, or something similar is, What can I give him to help divert his attention from some of this. I was thinking of some kind of mp3 player, or game... (3 replies)
Cll
May 13, 2011
... Hi Bill, I am from Stevenage in the UK. It seems like we are at similar stages but with different rates of progress? My first session of treatment was in MArch this year, following a 2 year watch and wait period. During those 2 years I was shown graphically that the white blood count kept rising but can not remember what the number was. Some months it seemed to go down as... (7 replies)
Cll
May 11, 2011
... Hi thanks for the reply. I started my chemo last month and had 3 days at the begining of the month. I really didnt have any probs apart from feeling a bit flat and drained for the first week. ... (7 replies)

... Unfortunately, I have a lot of experience with chemo induced acute myeloid leukemia. I was diagnosed with stage IV Inflammatory breast cancer nearly 8 years ago. ... (2 replies)
... e on this.... A few days later, I found her WBC was 80,000 when she was transferred to a 2nd hospital and she has since undergone a bone marrow biopsy, 8 days of chemo and now they're waiting for her WBC count to climb up from the 100 it dropped to due to the chemo. ... (5 replies)
... My fiancee has been diagnosed with ALL leukemia and I am looking for all of the information I can on this, particularily prognosis, treatment alternatives and suggestions on how I can be of help in this type of situation. She is a very independent person and despite how much i try to get involved she is reluctant to let me know what is happening because she says she doenst... (9 replies)
... I agree the computer is a good idea; however, some hospitals are no longer allowing you to use any form a computer because it can interfere with their system. So you might want to check to make sure they allow lap tops before you bring one. (3 replies)
... Hi! I think that the laptop as Patti said is good! especially of he could make an internet connection! he could then chat with his friends! particularly when he stays in the sterile room! its i think a very boring and tiring period! you can also play with him by sending sms or mms! or to call him often! a webcam is also certainly helpful! you can share good moments each one... (3 replies)
... Thanks Patti, Actually he is 49, but I'm still planning on bringing Mad magazine. Thanks for the suggestions. I wasn't sure if he'd be feeling too lousy to focus on movies or not. Sharon (3 replies)
... I went to Mayo Clinic Scottsdale where they recommended I have chemo to try to get my leukemia in remission before the STC. This would "up the odds" of it being successful. ... (0 replies)
L-Theanine
Apr 27, 2007
... re because of all the blast cells and he has no mature white blood cells so he has been isolated. I have read about all the supplements and herbs for supporting chemo and for later avoiding relapse, but do not know what is safe or unsafe, or what will help or hinder the chemo. ... (0 replies)
BMT in Seattle
Aug 30, 2010
... Reached remission after induction chemo and has had 2 rounds of chemo since. They are now talking about a BMT in Seattle. ... (8 replies)
... leukemia cells. He had another round of chemo and still the BMBx did not change. He is becoming resistant to the chemo and his options are running out. ... (2 replies)
... I was diagnosed with AML in July. I went through induction chemo with flying colors, on the first pass, home in four weeks. I then went through my first consolidation chemo on September 23, home in five days. ... (5 replies)
... My sister was diagnosed with Acute Leukemia March 31 2013 and was told she could choose Chemo or just do nothing and die as it was such a low percentage of survival. ... (0 replies)
... AML type M3 in Aug'02 and started induction chemo in Sep'02. ... (0 replies)
BMT in Seattle
Feb 26, 2011
... thank you for replying. he is currently in seattle(i fly out there tomorrow). he was a minor mismatch at the C alele level which they say doesnt affect outcome, so i hope they are right. he starts chemo next tuesday in pill form, hard chemo starts next sat/sun, monday rest and tuesday transplant. they really seem to know what they are doing so i am confident he is in good... (8 replies)
Relapsed ALL
Dec 10, 2008
... My husband is 56. We have two children who are 13 and 12. My husband was diagnosed in April 07. He underwent all the chemo and had been on maintenance since Feb 08. We found out today that the leukemia is back. ... (5 replies)
... Has anyone on this board had experience with treating Leukemia while pregnant? ... (0 replies)
... Has anyone else experience very low platelet counts during chemo? ... (0 replies)




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