• In remission and working

    Asked by WVgirl2424 on Sunday, March 22, 2020

    In remission and working

    What are your thoughts on working and this virus? I am in remission from AML and stem cell transplant. I returned to work as a Registered Nurse a few years ago. I had 4 years of photophoresis and am really nervous. What would you do? Take off work? Stay and work?

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    • JaneA's Avatar
      JaneA

      While I am not a physician, I believe that as a stem cell transplant recipients are considered immunocompromised. I would call my oncologist and ask their advice.

      about 1 year ago
    • WVgirl2424's Avatar
      WVgirl2424

      Thank you for your response. I have contacted my on oncologist/ hematologist. He recommends that I not care for those being tested or those testing positive. As for not working, that is up to my employer and myself.

      about 1 year ago
    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar
      LiveWithCancer

      @WVgirl2424, thank you for your service. It is much appreciated always, but especially at times like this.

      about 1 year ago

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