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  • tinnakopelow has replied to a post on the message board

    It is over 3 months since we have been told 3 times that our son was dying.  He is alive, but barely.  At his first chemo he developed ARDS (acute respiratory distress syndrome).  This is a life-threantening lung disorder.  He has been on life support ventilator since the end of June.  He also has a trach.  He is all bones, no flesh.  He cannot talk or walk.  He is now in an ac...

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    • tinnakopelow has created a new message board discussion

      I had NHL twice.  My husband had two heart attacks & by-pass plus stents & afib.  My 43-year old son was diagnosed less than a month ago with AML & immediatly started treatment at Moffit Cancer Center in Tampa.  I live in NY & was treated at Sloan.  He first got a lung infection, cough & couldn't breath.  He then had liver & kidney failure.  The oncologist called ...

      July 09, 2012 view discussion
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      About tinnakopelow

      Caregiver, Survivor
      Leukemia - (AML), Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
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