Stronger | Seattle Childrens Hospital
Posted 09 May 2012 - 02:02 PM
Posted 09 May 2012 - 05:09 PM
Hi Lucky: Great Inspiration for so many of us Today. Thank You For Posting IT.
Posted 09 May 2012 - 05:31 PM
Hey Rissa, this is one of the few posts I would break my rule and use that Like button for!
Posted 10 May 2012 - 06:26 AM
"You can't change the direction of the wind but you can adjust your sails."
DX 12/08; Gleevec 400mg; liver toxicity; Sprycel 100mg.; CCyR 4/10; MMR 8/10; Pleural Effusion 2/12; Sprycel 50mg. Maintaining MMR; 2/15 PCRU; 8/16 drifting in and out of undetected like a wave meeting the shore. Retired 12/23/2016! 18 months of PCRU, most recent at Mayo on 7/25/17 was negative at their new sensitivity reporting of 0.003.<p>
Posted 10 May 2012 - 06:56 PM
Hats off and my salute to the Medical Staff and caretakers of these kids, KICKING CANCER BUTT.
God forgive me forever complaining.
Posted 10 May 2012 - 11:24 PM
Dx'd: 8/2008. Started Gleevec 400 mg 11/08.
Drug break 2011.
Started Tasigna 4/11 450 mg.
Reduction to 300 mg Tasigna 1/2012.
PCRU 4/2013 through 3/2015. (Reduced to 150 mg 7/2014)
12/2015 ? slightly detectable at probably less than 0.01% per Mayo Clinic.
4/2016 PCRU. Still at 150 mg Tasigna.
CESSATION: stopped treatment 7/20/2017.
9/6/2017: barely detectable at 0.01%.
12/11/2017: PCR at 0.09% (did not do the monthly PCR testing.)
12/18/2017: Inevitable call from Onc. Started back on Tasigna at 150 mg. (Considering Sprycel low dose.)
Posted 13 May 2012 - 10:56 PM
Truly stronger: The cancer ward children who wowed Kelly Clarkson with touching viral video of her hit song
Read more: http://www.dailymail...l#ixzz1uoRkQLrj
This is a great article about the video that includes more videos, including one on how "Stronger" was made at Seattle Children's Hospital and Kelly Clarkson's response. There's also a photo of the 22-year-old leukemia patient who came up with the idea to do this. What a wonderful idea!
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