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Hi, I'm Betti
Perhaps you had picked up a "bug" of some sort? I'm glad you haven't had any further issues.
  • Mon Feb 22, 2021 ·
I was diagnosed with Myelodysplastic syndrome (CMML-1) Because of my age (78 male), I am not a candidate for a transplant. The average life expectancy given is 8 months. Many other factors enter th...
  • Mon Feb 22, 2021 ·
Hi, I'm Michelle
I’m 34 and I found it to be not as bad as I had been warned about. I was mostly bored at the hospital. Waiting for my counts to go up felt eternal. Doctors want you to walk at least a mile per ...
  • Sun Feb 21, 2021 · Like3
Hi, I'm Carolyn F C.
Positive thoughts are truly phenominal. I will be starting chemo and radiation very soon and am embracing the treatment...looking forward to being cancer free. Prayers to God are extremely powerf...
  • Sat Feb 20, 2021 · Like11
Hi, I'm Marsha
Hi Dennis. I, too, was just diagnosed two weeks ago with non-small cell lung cancer. The most difficult thing for me, so far, is acknowledging to myself that I have cancer. (BTW, my name is Mars...
  • Fri Feb 19, 2021 · Like3
Hi, I'm LKO47
The predict tool was what my oncologist used in discussing options. I opted not to go for oncotype, just radiation and hormone therapy. I'm curious what poster #1 decided to do. I was already havin...
  • Fri Feb 19, 2021 · Like1
Hi, I'm Yolanda D.
Can anyone share there experience with a bone marrow aspirate/biopsy procedure, especially if you are elderly. Thank you.
  • Mon Feb 15, 2021 ·
Hi I'm Brandy
I've had lower HGB for most of my life but in 2016 had two, very painful fast bleeds which sent me to the ER. Multiple colonoscopies and endoscopies found nothing but after my iron stores dropped t...
  • Mon Feb 8, 2021 · Like1
Hi, I'm mma
I've been on chemo for years and I do understand that the chances of chemo brain are very real. I also had COVID in March 2020 and lost my husband to COVID in April 2020. They say COVID can cause...
  • Mon Feb 8, 2021 ·
Hi, I'm Betti
I was diagnosed at age 62 and am single. I was fortunate my imaging center had a nurse navigator who was young enough to be my daughter. She was with me for my biopsies, appointments with doctors...
  • Fri Feb 5, 2021 ·

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