samanthalynn's Journey with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)

Patient: Leukemia > Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)

Patient Info: Newly diagnosed (has not begun treatment), Diagnosed: 6 months ago, Female, Age: 39

  1. 1
    5 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I went to have blood work done for a foot surgery and my white blood cell count was 187 I waited 2 hours and had it retaken and it was 208 spent the night in the hospital and they told me it was CML lekeuma. I was scared they waited for the last test to find out if it was the Philadelphia chromeasone and when the test results came it it was confirmed

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  2. 2
    5 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    They decided to start me on the medicine bosulif once a day I have been taking it for about 2 weeks now. No side affects right now.

    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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