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    Hello all,
    I’ve posted on and off, but have always come to this forum for answers.
    My dad was diagnosed in Jan 06 with MDS RAEB, and we found out it had transformed into AML in March 2007. He started Chemotherapy April 2nd and breezed through the 7 days, then they did another 3 days to try and get the blasts lower, but after that he didn’t seem to be doing so well. He was sleeping a lot and we were told his kidneys were not doing very well so we were making him drink and eat constantly. Well come to find out his Liver shut down and we took him home on May 13th and he died on May 16th.

    I just wanted to tell everyone he was doing so well on Vidaza and his doctor thought he could go longer in between the shots. This in turn made it so the Vidaza stopped working. He then took Decitibine and this pushed him into AML. Anyway I just wanted to tell everyone who Vidaza is working for, not to try and wheen yourself off of it as it may stop working and there is no scientific research on this yet as it is a new drug. I just hope I can help someone not to do what my dad’s doctor did.

    Thank you so much for all of your help on this forum.

    #18195
    eve
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    dear california mom

    i am so sorry about your loss – my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time

    eve

    #18196
    SandyB
    Member

    Mike and I are very sorry for your loss. It sounds as though your father put up a gallant fight. May God give you peace and strength during this time.

    Sandy

    #18197
    Bkwits
    Member

    Dear CAmom,
    I’m deeply sorry for the loss of your father. We all do the best we can with this disease and never know how it will turn out. My heart goes out to you and your family. Condolences and prayers.
    Barb

    #18198
    CarolineG
    Member

    Dear California Mom,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time.

    Blessings,
    Caroline

    #18199
    choijk
    Member

    Hi California Mom,
    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.

    #18200
    willie
    Member

    CA Mom I am very sorry for the loss of your father. My thoughts are with you and yours. Time will help you deal with your loss. Willie

    #18201
    sdrake
    Member

    California Mom,

    Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

    Take care,
    Shari

    #18202
    shirlsgirl
    Member

    Hi Californiamom,

    I’m so sorry to hear about your Dad. Thinking of you and your family…

    Jody

    #18203
    jaxem
    Member

    californiamom

    i am really sorry for the loss of your father. this is a terrible, terrible disease!

    #18204
    jfensterer
    Member

    I am so very sorry about your Dad. I lost my Mom to AML on April 15th. I know with my whole heart that she is whole, healthy and happy. I do miss her so very much…..but, she always told me to have faith. I have faith that your Dad is whole, happy and healthy as well.
    God Bless, Jan

    #18205

    Thank you to all of you and I wish the best for everyone. This is a terrible disease and seems to take the best of the best.

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