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    Dear Hallway, My husband and I have been home...

    Dear Hallway,

    My husband and I have been home three days after being out of town for about 6 months while he received a stem cell transplant aka bone marrow transplant, due to his CLL, diagnosed 1...
  2. Thread: CHOP

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    CHOP

    Leo,
    What do you mean 'high-grade lymphoma'?
    Heather
  3. Thread: CHOP

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    CHOP

    Leo,
    Thank you for responding. My husband has an aggressive type of CLL. Its been a roller coaster ride!

    Heather
  4. Thread: CHOP

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    CHOP

    Hello,
    My Husband and I relocated To Palo Alto California last week. My Husband was sheduduled to be admitted into Stanford Hospital Saturday 5/6/05 for a Stem Cell Transplant. While doing the...
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    Coping with the loss of a loved one

    Hi Angelina,
    Im so sorry about your loss. When I was 13 years old I lost my mother suddenly, due to a heart attack. She was only 39 years old. I had a very difficult time coping as well. We were...
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    FISH Test

    Thanks for the info Leo. What about a FISH test. Is this test standard procedure at time of diagnosis, before chemo starts? Will this test confirm a person has fludurabine Refractor? Thank you,...
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    Monoclonal Antibody

    Leo,

    Yes, according to the Oncologist this is the only way to get the wbc count down for a transplant.

    Leo, I was told by a friend that one doesnt actually develop refractory disease. They...
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    Monoclonal Antibody

    My husband has developed Refractory disease while being treated for CLL. He needs a bone marrow/stem cell transplant but that cant be done untill his wbc count drops. Currently the count is around...
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    Blood work on B cell Lymphoma

    Hi MoMo,

    I have learned alot from the results of my husbands blood test. I would go to internet and pull up labs and then type in the name of the test. You can get info on why a paticular test...
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    Blood Transfusion

    Thanks Leo,
    This sounds like a great drug. I think Im going to do some research on it before I approach my husbands Oncologist. Heather
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    Mantle Cell Lymphoma (NHL)

    My Husbands Oncologist just ordered a FISH blood test to rule out MCL.
    His diagnosis for three month has been CLL. Does anyone have any info on MCL. Thank you
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    blood transfusions

    Hi Berryman,
    I have been out of town for a while visiting my husbands mother. He had to get a blood transfusion while we were there. What an ordeal trying to arange it between our Oncologist in...
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    Bone marrow cancer

    Leo,
    Is bone marrow cancer the same as leukemia?
    Heather
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    Bone marrow

    Hi Leo,
    Looks like I need typing lessons???
    Yes, I did mean thick.
    Heather
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    Hi Aggie, Our bodies are crazy and do crazy...

    Hi Aggie,

    Our bodies are crazy and do crazy things. Leo is right its probably nothing but you will be in the hospital for all the stress related problems if you dont have it checked again. One...
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    Bone marrow biopsy

    Hello,
    Has any one ever heard of bone marrow being to think for normal biopsy removal? Any info on this would be very helpful.
    Thank you, Heather
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    Blood transfusion

    Leo,
    Thank you for answering. Thats more info than our Oncologist gave us!
    Heather
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    Blood Transfusion

    My husband recently had to have a blood transfusion due to low blood cell counts (hemoglobin 6.7) caused from the chemo treatments for his CLL. Is this common?
    Thank you
    Maybe this should be...
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    LIVER CANCER

    Hi Diva10,

    I know absolutely nothing about liver cancer. My husband was recently diagnosed with a different kind of cancer. What I want to tell you is DONT give up. This is the life of someone...
  20. Thread: CLL

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    CLL

    Hi Kristina,
    You hit it right on the nose when you said CLL is a cancer with many faces!
    What stage were you in when diagnosed? Every since my husband was diagnosed our life has been an emotional...
  21. Thread: CLL

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    CLL

    Hi Bill,
    Thank you for writing. I will definitely take a look at that web site. What stage were you in when diagnosed? All info I find on CLL talks about early stage diagnosis. When you write...
  22. Thread: The Holidays

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    The Holidays

    Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!
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    Hi Nicola, One good thing or positive thing is,...

    Hi Nicola,
    One good thing or positive thing is, when you or a loved one is diagnosed with this horrible disease, it forces you to look at life different. A few examples are, appreciateing the...
  24. Thread: CLL

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    Re: CLL

    Hi...my husband has had CLL for nearly 3 years. Would like to talk with you.[/quote]
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