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by kdeloia on Wed Aug 15, 2012 06:49 PM
Can anyone recommend a good Dr. at MD Anderson to treat CMML?
My Dad has been treated at the Mayo clinic for 6 months since his diagnosis and has run out of options there. It has progressed in his skin (leukemia cutis) and I guess the chemo treatments just aren't helping.
Thank you for any input you may have!
by dgudau on Sat Sep 01, 2012 12:36 PM
my husband was diagnosed with AML back in jan 2011, he has gone thru chemotherapy since then and also has had 5 bone marrow biopsy the last one was done 2 weeks ago and the md indicated that it was not bad, but is counts have been down for 8 weeks and with no chemptherapy being done. Dr's are baffled as to why the counts are still down and we have run out of options. He known has a blood cloth in his leg legs that requires that he has injections every day for the 6 months or the rest of his life. We are considering getting a different option at the MD Anderson in Houston tx. any ideas
by SusanLB_1 on Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:14 AM
by rsendler on Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:55 PM
by Txlinda on Sat Nov 09, 2013 06:29 PM
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by johnwc on Wed Dec 11, 2013 12:51 AM
I just got diagnosed last Thursday with CMML. Did you only do drugs or did you get a bone marrow transplant?
by Txlinda on Wed Dec 11, 2013 01:28 AM
by johnwc on Thu Dec 12, 2013 09:42 PM
I did get a biopsy and confirmed CMML. I'm in Portland, Or and have an appt in 3 weeks with the transplant team at OHSU. My disease is new, after my routine physical in August, went back a month later to see if white count was still high and it was. I finally got the diagnosis last Thursday. Yes, please forward anything you have to johnwc98 at yahoo dot com.
by Txlinda on Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:04 PM
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