CBC - WBC 2.7
Bone Marrow - Metaphases counted :20 Analyzed: 20
There was no evidence of the Philadelphia chromosome seen previously or any other consistent chromosomal rearrangement to suggest an acquired clonal abnormality.
FISH results: Positive for BCR-BCR-ABL1 Fusion, nuc ish (ABL1, BCR) x 3 (ABL1 con BCRx2) (13/100)
FISH showed evidence of a fusion of ABL1 and BCR. Fusion signals for the BCR-ABL1 Dual Fusion probe were observed in 13% of cells examined in interphase.
BCR/ABL: BCR-ABL/ABL ratio 0.559 (last time in June it was 0.299
Log reduction 0.869 (last time in June it was 1.141
Being a nurse I understand some but get confused easily.
He is keeping my on Gleevec 300mg/QD with blood work in 2 weeks and then Q3wks, with f/u with him in 3 months.
I do realize it has only been since Feb 2011 So what do Trey and the rest of you guys think.
I take probiotics for the GI issues and it has helped alot. I changed my work schedule to 4 10hr days so I get an extra day off (last week I had 50 hours in 4 days so I am glad I have a day off).
I am so grateful for this site, it has empowered me.