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Moving Soon To Another State Can I Get The Same Treatment Everywhere For Cml
High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose chronic myelogenous leukemia and follow it after treatment.?
Nccn.org: Awful predicament. CML is one of the success stories with the new therapies, but proper follow up is important to assure optimal long term survival on the new oral agents. There are good patient assistance programs to assist with your medications. Review the web address above and CML page with your doc to plan the needed tests. ...Read more
Multiple: There are medications called tyrosine kinase inhibitors. They block this enzyme and treat the leukemia. There are currently three on the market, imatinib, nilotinib and dasatinib. Other treatments include bone marrow transplant but rarely done now because these medications are available. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I live in a college town with many healers who use Asian treatments. Will they work on chronic myelogenous leukemia?
Is there a treatment. It takes me 15 min to roll over and lift myself up in stages. Then I struggle to walk but I'm fine after I get moving?
Pcr-FISH-karyotype: There are 3 main types of genetic tests. The old standard is to take a blood sample from the hip (marrow) and grow cells to look at all the chromosomes (karyotype). It is a 'broad strokes' look but not as sensitive as the others. A fish test looks at blood cells with 'probes' to the known genetic changes (moderately sensitive) and a PCR test is a 'molecular' test of the dna (very sensitive). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: More of a targeted therapy. Unlike chemotherapy which does not have a target, Gleevec or imatinib does have a target. It blocks a tyrosine kinase which prevents certain protein development needed for cancer growth. So more of what is called a biologic therapy. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have cml and have responded well to treatment. I am 55and my brother is 57. Is there an age when a marrow transplant is not viable. ?
CML & transplant: You need to have therapeutic failure to tyrosine kinase inhibitors (gleevec, nilotinib, dasatinib) to be considered for sct (stem cell transplant). Age wise sct can be done upto age 70 in patients who have good end organ functions and physically fit. In most cases, results of these oral drugs are so impressive that sct is falling out of favor as it can have serious side effects & morbidity. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chr myeloid leukemia: CML can cause high white count with white cells in different stages of maturation, anemia and high platelet count. Fatigue, abdominal pain, early satiety from splenomegaly, bleeding diathesis, risk of infection, usually blood tests and bone marrow biopsy establishes diagnosis by virtue of having a philadelphia chromosome abnormality (translocation 9:22). Disease is highly treatable with oral drugs. ...Read more
I'm on oxygen from a asthma attack i had trying to get off o2 but when I do chest gets tight like air isn't moving they and wheeze i take treatments?
Is there any treatment for Oscillopsia? it appears like the environment is vibrating/shaking. Stationary objects moving. I can't read or drive.
Look for a cause.: Ocillopsia is a condition where the ability of a person to maintain focus on an object is impaired, giving you abnormal eye movements, or nystagmus. You need to get a complete neuro ophthalmologic exam to classify what kind of nystagmus you have. If you are taking medications or drinking , consider stopping it to see if this is the cause. If this is ineffective, the ophthalmologist has treatments ...Read more
Joint movement: Lack of motion can come from tight capsule, loose bodies, internal tears, joint effusion from arthritis or synovitis. Also inadequate muscle function from a stroke, neuromuscular disorder, nerve problems, fracture, dislocation, or injury should be entertained. Spinal problems can caused referred limb weakness. Tailor the treatment after you find the specific cause. Stretch & pt can help. ...Read more
Is constantly touching and or moving a joint with crps a treatment/ effective? Even though it is super painful?
Person said that FIRST chemo treatment is postponed for 2 weeks since medical oncologist is moving his office to a different location. What to do?
Is it normal for patella tendinopathy after 7 weeks of glycerinetrinitrate treatment to show no decrease in pain, increase around patella when moving?
Takes much time: Nitroglycerine rx for tendonopathy is something that i know little about when I have used it in the past and known of others that have used it generally speaking the results weer not too impressive try an infrapatellar strap during the day and palastic wrap at bde time for a few weeks / can't hurt these are slow problems to improve. ...Read more
Trouble with doctors for 6 years i was undergoing a treatment plan for a chronic lifelong problem with my back, not only are there genetic factors, i survived a brutal attack that has left my back in very bad condition. Upon moving to this state, it took
Doctors : Doctors choose to treat patients based on training and experience. They don't have to rubber stamp someone else's treatment protocol. ...Read more
Dentist: I am 24 and have ceramic braces on.70% treatment done in india now moving to us.How much would cost for remaining treatment.
Service: Orthodontics is a service, not a commodity. No 2 people have exactly the same problem, nor will they be in exactly the same place after the same number of months in treatment. Please seek consultation with qualified Orthodontic Specialist to determine your current status, the anticipated time to reach conclusion, and the cost to successfully complete your treatment. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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