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About sebochris

Patient, Researcher, Survivor
Leukemia - (CML)
Cancer Diagnosis, Cancer Nutrition, Cancer Prevention, Cancer Treatments, Clinical Trials and Research, Diet, Emotional Support, Lifestyle, Physical Therapy, Side Effects, Supplements

My name is Sebastien Christopher I'm 45 years old,second eldest of 8 Siblings from Trinidad,West Indies Island.I was Diagnosed with CML(Ph.Postit)aprrox. 14yrs ago.I first started Interferon 3.5MIU's to 4.MIU's for serveral years I kept in Chronic Phase so far, during that time of testing my Siblings for HLA Type after 2 yrs. my sister Sheena who is the last of 8 siblings came up a Perfect match.to end a long Story she was very scared & did not partake in Stem Cell Transplat for me. My Doc decided to put me on Drug on Choice at that time,Glivec 400mg after a year & Bone Marrow was done I became Phil. Neg. and Bone Marrow switched to Normal, this was continued every 6 months (BM Testing) just a year ago my Doc. decided to Increase my doseage to 600mg taking it up a notch & also Warned me never to take a Day Off from your meds. I did took breaks in between especially w/end.Honestly, if you don't have a proper diet you can be in Big trouble with you Stomach.I played a Key Role in a Cnacer Foundation which was Registered under my name Sebastien Cancer Fund both Trinidad & Canada, which is my second Country I LOVE dearly a small part of my life i lived there & always kept a close connection to that Country, my second Diagnoseing was done at The Princes Margaret Hospital in Canada. I stayed on for a few more years with a Formed Committee & Charitable Functions was held every 3 months in my name to Raise Funds which enables me for my Medical Expenses. this is Chapter 1 of alittle about myself and my Story to tell.

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