Monthly Archives: September 2014

Thursday September 25, 2014 – 313 days after leukemia diagnosis – Pre-transplant Today we met with some of the transplant team at the Ottawa hospital and Dr. Bredeson, a second specialist (and third oncologist/haematologist) who confirmed that he also believed...
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It’s September 22! It’s International CML Awareness Day and I have something to say! CML is most commonly known as “Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia” or “Chronic Myeloid Leukemia” (WAY easier to say!), but it is also known as “Chronic Granulocytic Leukemia”...
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 – Day 305 after leukemia diagnosis – Pre Transplant Today is the day that Kevin starts his NEW TKI (tyrosine-kinase inhibitor), aka: chemotherapy treatment, Bouslif (Bosutinib) – Say THAT three times fast! This is the third...
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Monday, September 15, 2014 – Day 303 after leukemia diagnosis – Pre Transplant So we have been contacted by the transplant centre in Ottawa. We have a “consultation” appointment on the 25th of September. The search for a match as...
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So you want to take the #bloodyawesomechallenge but don’t know where to start?!  There are WAY too many websites for me to hook you up with in this post, but I will list a few for Canada, the USA, the...
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It has been a week today since we learned about Kevin needing a bone marrow / stem cell transplant. It’s been a tough one. We got the news last Tuesday at the Toronto Cancer Centre about the transplant and then...
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Last week, while we were on our trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia (1500 KM away from home) to bring my son to his University, we received news that my loverman was being referred to one of the top CML (chronic...
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