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  1. Patient Trusts Her Instincts in Finding the Right Treatment

    ... After my second bone marrow biopsy ,  my local oncologist stated that I would get eight weeks of epoetin alfa ... of mine suggested the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans.  The oncologist there did my third bone marrow biopsy, and determined I had the RARS ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/10/2018 - 11:01am.

  2. Professionals

    Resources Health care providers are the primary source of information for their patients, but they too need access to factual and...

    Page last updated 05/03/2018 - 2:28pm.

  3. An Unusual Route to Diagnosis

    ... had 33 radiation treatments in early 2016.  I saw my oncologist every month due to my treatment and she ran blood work every ... some time prior but nothing too worrisome. However, my oncologist began to notice that my numbers were not improving- actually there ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:12pm.

  4. Aplastic Anemia Patient “Just Focused on Beating It”

    ... me she was referring me to a hematologist / oncologist because she thought I might have leukemia. She told me I needed ... A few days later, I was sitting in the waiting room of the oncologist still feeling like it was all a bad dream. He told me he was not ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:49pm.

  5. Solving a Diagnostic Mystery

    ... At the start of March 2016, we met with a pediatric oncologist . The night before her appointment, I noticed extensive bruising ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:22am.

  6. Alaskan Goes Home for Treatment and a Fresh Start

    ... records for the last 10 years and sent them to the best oncologist in Alaska for review.  After this review, it was recommended ... plane back to North Carolina, I got a phone call from the oncologist. It had been determined I had a rare form of MDS and they wanted to ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:17am.

  7. A Remarkable Response in a Clinical Trial

    ... We had planned a cruise in less than a month and my oncologist encouraged us to take it, saying that once I got into treatment ... seven months, I had a bone marrow biopsy and the oncologist said the treatment had been so effective that there was no evidence ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:46pm.

  8. I Was Alone With MDS Until I Connected With Others on Social Media

    ... I sat quietly in the oncologist’s office. The doctor confirmed that my diagnosis was MDS and ... of caution my family practitioner had referred me to an oncologist . I was not worried, because I had a tough winter with many upper ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 9:40am.

  9. Ashley Oakes – Blessed to Have Her Son, Her Family, and Her Life

    ... of arriving at the hospital, we were introduced to an oncologist and an internal medicine specialist and were told they suspected ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:09am.

  10. Barry Gore

    ... The hematologist/oncologist was called in, and Barry was stabilized after three days of ...

    "Like You" Patient Story last updated 04/26/2018 - 3:09pm.