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  1. That's all good, Bruce. Keep faith in the fact...

    That's all good, Bruce. Keep faith in the fact that you are in capable hands. Their being thorough will also mean that you can trust in what they have to say once the results are in.

    Carry on with...
  2. Thread: MRI Results

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    That's the spirit! Keep your cool - whatever the...

    That's the spirit! Keep your cool - whatever the situation, it makes life easier.

    Do let us know what comes out of your neuro appointment, as you may contribute to help another worried poster down...
  3. Thread: MRI Results

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    Hi, I understand your concern; unfortunately,...

    Hi,

    I understand your concern; unfortunately, this is a forum where cancer patients and their loved ones find and offer mutual support and information on cancer topics, but we are not medical...
  4. Well, one thing you can be assured of is that we...

    Well, one thing you can be assured of is that we all here have been through the wait. That's why we are called "patients".

    Another thing you can trust in is that if your results show anything that...
  5. Hi Bruce, Sorry you're getting fidgety - the...

    Hi Bruce,

    Sorry you're getting fidgety - the wait is the worstÖ

    In my experience, a couple of weeks is about right, so you should be given those results any time now. What I found when I called...
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    Lovely post! Thanks for sharing your reflections....

    Lovely post! Thanks for sharing your reflections.

    Perhaps Outpatient follow-up were not so much annoyed, as surprised at your early discharge… Do be extra cautious while your immune system is...
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    Wow! Congratulations on making those are giant...

    Wow! Congratulations on making those are giant strides. Keep the good news coming.

    PBL

    PS: No wonder you took all those falls in the bathroom if you were dancing the waltz in there!
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    Seems like it's all good news! Very happy to read...

    Seems like it's all good news! Very happy to read about such a speedy recovery. I hope you do get to sleep in your own bed by the end of the weekend.
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    One way to look at the positive side of that coin...

    One way to look at the positive side of that coin might be to consider that everybody is watching over you, doing their best to make sure you suffer no other ill - now, isn't that a comforting...
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    Ooops! Sorry about that… I don't know why I was...

    Ooops! Sorry about that… I don't know why I was under the impression that you were going straight to Car-Ts.

    Obviously, I hope that this transplant does the trick and you never need to push it any...
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    Glad to read that all went well so far. Just...

    Glad to read that all went well so far.

    Just curious: how high a dose of cortisone are you getting? I remember reading that it plays a substantial role in avoiding some of the most deleterious...
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    Love the humor - keep that chin up! I remember a...

    Love the humor - keep that chin up! I remember a hospital stay some years ago - nice, bright, large room… The Helipad was right on top...

    Fingers crossed for you. Will be looking for your updates....
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    Hi, Sorry your concern has brought you to...

    Hi,

    Sorry your concern has brought you to this forum. At this point, it is worthwhile remembering - and could be helpful in maintaining your sanity - that you do not yet have a cancer diagnosis,...
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    … The difference being that, with a 37-year-old...

    … The difference being that, with a 37-year-old son, your father is likely in his sixties. And, he has actually been diagnosed with cancer…

    May I suggest you re-read your whole thread - what...
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    Hi, Congratulations! It seems you are a...

    Hi,

    Congratulations! It seems you are a relatively healthy 37-year-old who has found an appropriate method to shed some excess weight. Also, the doctor you saw seems quite reasonable and may be...
  16. Hi Zeng, Yes, I have heard about that festival...

    Hi Zeng,

    Yes, I have heard about that festival - I hope you had a great celebration - particularly this year, in view of your good news!



    Very happy to have been of help to you.

    I hope...
  17. Zeng, I am afraid I cannot give you any medical...

    Zeng, I am afraid I cannot give you any medical advice, as I am not a medical doctor - only a patient like yourself.

    What I can share with you is what has been offered and done in my case, and...
  18. Hi Zeng, Welcome to the forum, though I am...

    Hi Zeng,

    Welcome to the forum, though I am sure you would prefer never to have become a member!

    First of all, congratulations on achieving remission. The 5-point Deauville scale is a tool that...
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    Hi, Sorry you are so concerned about the...

    Hi,

    Sorry you are so concerned about the follow-up and monitoring of your mum's disease. A couple of points here in response to your post:

    1. In deciding on the frequency and/or regularity of...
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    Hi Jim, I am sorry to find your symptoms have...

    Hi Jim,

    I am sorry to find your symptoms have not completely subsided at this point.

    Just a couple of remarks/suggestions - and I hope they can help:

    - Have you considered that you have been...
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    Hi Kermica, Glad to read your - overall - good...

    Hi Kermica,

    Glad to read your - overall - good news. I had read about LON and its link to Rituximab… I guess perfection really doesn't belong in this world!

    I hope this is just a tiny hiccup...
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    Why not ask your ENT, who conducted those lymph...

    Why not ask your ENT, who conducted those lymph node biopsies, if you could be referred to a hematologist with those reports, or to explain why such has not yet been the case?
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    Perhaps seeking the opinion of a dermatologist on...

    Perhaps seeking the opinion of a dermatologist on that skin lesion - preferably in the setting of a hospital that also has a hematologic malignancies department - could help move things forward.
    ...
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    Fighterm, Just wondering - as you were started...

    Fighterm,

    Just wondering - as you were started on R-COEP in March or April - do you have reason to believe you need to move on to a clinical trial now, or are you just anticipating in case another...
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    "Expert opinion: The recent approval of...

    "Expert opinion: The recent approval of blinatumomab for B-ALL symbolizes a breakthrough for BiTE technology with prospective application in the targeted therapy of other cancers. Although...
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