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I'm Christine Marx, and I'm a survivor of Leukemia
I was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia in November 2017. I started oral chemotherapy medicine in January 2018. My first question to the Oncologist was “am I going to lose my hair too?” the O...
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  • Wed Jan 16, 2019 ·
I'm Karen M., and I'm a survivor of Small Cell Lung Cancer
I have been denied twice for a pet scan from my oncologist. The insurance company claim I don’t have enough of the factors or criteria for this. So the dr ordered a Mri and a cat scan. I’m not sur...
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  • Wed Jan 16, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm Richard P
I get the same skin rash/itching when I get a shot for anemia. Aranesp. Some times I go a month without needing it. But it always comes back when I get the shot.
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  • Tue Jan 15, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm Starla
I'm sorry to say that I still have cognitive impairment from chemo and its been 7 yrs. Like you, Hmoorepa I had to quit my job because I couldn't remember what to do or retain anything and I worked...
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  • Mon Jan 14, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Betti
Does your treatment center have support groups? Mine has several for various types of cancer. Take care of yourself, Betti
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  • Mon Jan 14, 2019 ·
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Hi, I'm Pat
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Thank you. Sorry after reading the post I realized auto spell check made an error. I apologize. Don’t know how to correct error. Anyway I am hanging in there. I am blessed to have wonderful friends...
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  • Sun Jan 13, 2019 · Like4
Hi, I'm Hmoorepa
I hope you had a blessed Christmas. You may want to ask your dr about prescribing either amitriptyline, trazodone ar remeron. These will help with difficulty sleeping, stress and weight loss. I’...
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  • Sun Jan 13, 2019 · Like1
Hi, I'm LINDA R
Please take a look at the website for the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation webpage for Community Connections, they have a Central Georgia Community Connection MDS Support Group https:...
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  • Thu Jan 3, 2019 · Like2
Hi, I'm Mickel
Yes, I have finished 9 months from treatment and the puzzle of life is being continued, slowly. Be understanding of your limits. I am 69 and I think age does slow the process but accepting the lim...
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  • Mon Dec 31, 2018 ·
Hi, I'm Drew Boswell
There's another thread on this same subject of a racing heart, so I'll summarize some of what I said over there: Caveat: I only have my own experience and don’t know if it’s typical or not. Make...
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  • Mon Dec 31, 2018 · Like1

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