The word 'leukemia' is a very frightening word. In many instances, it's a killer and it's something that you have to deal with in a very serious and determined way if you're going to beat it - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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How are you feeling?
This is the first question my doctor asks me every time he sees me. I know he is really looking to see if there are any new infections, or symptoms, that need to be treated. Since I've left the hospital I have felt pretty good (except for this past Sunday with Margaret's virus), I am just still very tired. My sleep habits have evolved to those of about a 3 year old with an afternoon rest (which is occasionally a nap) and an early bedtime (and evening is when I feel most so-so and get crabby).
I know I look tired, too, thanks to the honesty we have instilled in our children. This past weekend the girls were painting. Katherine decided she wanted…
I am very dubious though about "how I am feeling" being a good indicator of how I am really doing. When I was first diagnosed I felt tired, but otherwise fine, too, and am back to that point.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services.
Leukaemia CARE exists to provide vital care and support to all those whose lives are affected by leukaemia, lymphoma and the allied blood disorders.
The Leukaemia Foundation stands with Australia to help cure and conquer every blood cancer – with care. We care deeply, we’re bold, and we always step up and make it count for people living with blood cancer.
This sure wasn't in my plan, but it is my journey! To follow my story be sure to go to my first post as I am attempting to write this blog chronologically.
In one sense, all we do is connect people. We connect one person, whose immune system needs a boost with another person, who is prepared to share a little of theirs. Matching patients with donors.
Beth is a mother and wife living with leukemia. She began blogging about her journey in 2012. The first three posts on her extensive blog chronicle how she arrived at her diagnosis. When the oncologist announced she had leukemia, she was also told the “good news” was that it was hairy cell leukemia, the most responsive to chemotherapy. Thus began Beth’s journey - Healthline
We fund ground-breaking research to help improve treatments and diagnosis for patients affected by leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.
One day, making leukaemia a 100 % curable disease for everyone and in every case.
Leukemia covers all aspects of the research and treatment of Leukemia and Allied Diseases. Studies of normal hemopoiesis are covered because of their comparative relevance. Topics of interest include oncogenes, growth factors, stem cells, leukemia genomics, cell cycle, signal transduction, molecular targets for therapy and more.
The T.J. Martell Foundation is the music industry’s largest foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding cures for cancer. The Foundation sources and supports early-stage research projects aimed at developing more effective clinical treatments for patients which otherwise might not be funded.
Leukemia is cancer of blood-forming tissue such as bone marrow. Types of leukemia are grouped by the type of cell affected and by the rate of cell growth. Leukemia is either acute or chronic.
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