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,
I was dx'd with AML after passing out in a local pharmacy April 10, 2018. I spent nearly 2 months in the hospital. I finished my first round of chemo and was dx'd with pneumonia, fungal pnemonia, and C-Diff. Finished Hi-dac and now and preparing for my BMT. I am so excited, nervous, and scared. I am so exhausted, and can't get enough rest. Today has been a rough day, I am trying to give my...
My mom has been diagnosed in January with FLT3 mutation. We have been at Jefferson hospital in Philadelphia who have been very helpful although we have been referred to John Hopkins or penn medd to see if there are any other options of helping her due to her antibodies rejecting any matches. She has 4 siblings and 3 children all 50% match and a stranger 90% match , all of which had trouble with...