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CLL Diagnosis and treatment
Hi, I'm dafurb.
78 year old female. Diagnosed at age 65 with 12000 wbc. Slowly growing to 42000 last November. Ended up in hosp with blood clots in lungs and legs and was put on eloquis blood thinner as my oncologist thought white cells may have caused clots. Got 1st Phizer vaccine in February. WBC went to 58000 in March right before 2nd shot (no side effects from either shot). Waiting for next blood draw to …   Read more…

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Updated Jan 24, 2011 in Leukemia Group's resources · Like3
The National CML Society's mission is to bring you hope through educational resources, access to CML Specialists, and a living, breathing network of others that can share their personal CML experie... more
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Updated Oct 21, 2010 in Leukemia Group's resources · Like1
About: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. Location: national Or... more
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I was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia at the age of 19. After finishing treatment I decided to write a blog to help raise awareness of cancer in young adults and share my journey and struggl... more

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Understand your red blood counts

Red blood cells pick up oxygen as blood passes though the lungs and release it to the cells in the body. If you have low red blood cells you may feel tired and not at your best. Know your labs and monitor your side effects so you can partner more closely with your physician.

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