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I'm dave, and I'm an AML/MDS cancer survivor
Platelets drop for the same reason that red and white blood cells do — the chemo kills the good blood cells along with the bad ones. They are working on more targeted approaches, but this is the best one that I know of for now. Your body just has to get thru it and when your bone marrow starts to produce good blood again hopefully it will be free of blasts (less than 5%) and you will be in r…   Read more…

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a grant program that pays your bills . they pick someone monthly. all cancer types. your oncologist office must nominate you (this assures that you are not a fraudster i guess). from what i have re... 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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