5 years ago, I spent my thanksgiving day in the hosp dx with AML and had 2 inductions and one consolidation and was on a transplant pathway. My last blood work my platelet was still 78- almost the same for the last 4 1/2 years. I considered everyday a blessing, but sometimes our environment, job responsibilities and stressess in life makes us less thankful. Being a Christian and surrounded with friends and families all contribute to my survivorship. Being a survivor is sometimes difficult as you don't know how to say the right words and act with people who have cancer. I offer a silent prayer to each and everyone in this site that we may all find the strength, hope, wisdom and love.
Happy Thanksgiving to you all,
My husband has AML, with inversion 16. It had gone into his spinal fluid and he had to have intrathecal chemo along with his induction therapy. He is 62 years old and is now awaiting his third consolidation therapy. By this time on his two prior consolidations his numbers had recovered and were doing well and increasing daily but this time his numbers (WBC, RBC, ANC) came up but his last...
HiI was diagnosed with intermediate risk AML NPM1 marker but negative for FTL3. Just wondered if anyone else had this mutation.I am on AML19 trial in the UK. I live in England. This trial includes 1 dose of a targeted treatment called Mylotarg. I went into a complete remission on the induction and have had 1 consultation and am about to have the next one.If the NPM1 marker has gone in my results...