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Jane2016

Jane2016
Bio: I was a healthy woman, exercising at the gym before work. Who would have thought that I would be diagnosed with aml???
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Symptoms: Flu symptoms, shortness of breath, chest pain
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Had two induction rounds and two consolidation rounds.

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Rachael

Rachael
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Acute Monocytic Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Symptoms: Enlarged glands all over my body; insane tiredness, I basically got home and all I did was sleep; swelling all over my body, but especially around my face and my eyesight got really bad, to the point where I actually had to get glasses. We thought it was Glandular Fever (Mono). I wish.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Hickman Line 1-18th May 2012 Hickman Line 2-21 august 2012
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: I had Etoposide, Daunorubicin and Cytarabine. I had it over 4 rounds, each round about 3 weeks apart. My hair fell out, I felt so sick and so so tired. With the first round, my legs got insanelt itchy because of the Etoposide. My tastes changed-I lost my sweet tooth! Nad things didn't have much taste. There is still a…more

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Brittany

Brittany
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Acute Myeloid Monocytic Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Symptoms: Shortness of breath, cough, fatigue, loss of appetite

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John

John
Bio: 56 years old male, four kids, 5 grand kids, two labs, two cats
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Symptoms: loss of breath, fatigue, head aches,

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Liz

Liz
Bio: Retired teacher; cat owner
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: ????
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Symptoms: Fatigue, weakness, low grade fever, loss of appetite, scared.

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Edward Cenly

Edward Cenly
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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Eveline

Eveline
Bio: No history of cancer in the family. Everyone suffered from heart issues. Therefore I've been eating clean, organic where available, cook with olive and coconut oil, don't eat junk food, but do eat lots of fruits and veggies and fish organic chicken. Been working out with hubby for about 20 years. We're going to the YMCA 6 days a week…more
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: AML
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Symptoms: No symptoms prior to chemotherapy
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Started induction chemotherapy for AML on 25th September with "7+3 for 24 hours. I got Daunorubicin for 15 minutes the first 3 days while getting cytarabine the rest of the 24 hours. After the 3 days, the cytarabine continued 24 hours for the balance of the rest of the 7 days. I was medicated with multiple medications to prevent some…more

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Keith

Keith
Bio: Played 9 innings of "old guy" baseball on a Thursday and in the hospital for 7 weeks the following Monday. Totally blindsided. Could not have made it through this without good family, friends, and co-workers.
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: AML
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Symptoms: Flu like. Sinus infection did not go away.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 11/2009. 1/2010. Neuro side effects. Vision compromised. Weakness. Nausea.

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Elizabeth

Elizabeth
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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Rhonda

Rhonda
Cancer Type: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: AML
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Symptoms: Fatigue, Shortness of Breath, Petechiae, Mouth Sores
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Induction, September 2014, two rounds. I didn't go into remission after the round (7+3 and) had IDA-FLAG (idarubicin, fludarabine, cytarabine and G-CSF. I lost my hair and appetite. Mouth sores are horrible as was the fatigue. I had four rounds of consolidation (November, December 2014, January, February 2015) after this, high dose cytarabine and the…more

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