Sunday, July 17, 2016

Short and Sweet News: Less CLL (chronic lymphocytic leukemia) cells in my blood than 90 days ago

Good news. 

The absolute number of my B cells where my cancer lives dropped by almost 1/5 in the last 3 months from 246 to 216 after slowly climbing over the last year and 1/2. 

This is a very welcome and somewhat unexpected finding.

I am planning on it being the start of a new trend in the right direction.

4 plus years on PCI-32765 AKA ibrutinib and counting. 

Only time will tell if my resistant sub-clone and with it my CLL is truly shrinking, but the climb has stopped and that is reason to be celebrate.

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4 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congrats on the "trend in the right direction"....celebrate! I am new to your blog and new to a diagnosis of CLL. Appreciate so much the time you take to share information, and your positive thoughts. Thank you!

July 17, 2016 at 4:08 PM  
Blogger Judy Cleri said...

Dr. K.

That is wonderful news. Keep those numbers going in the right direction.

July 18, 2016 at 7:24 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good news! Your fight is our fight.

July 19, 2016 at 4:41 AM  
Blogger Facundo Eduardo Stingo said...

So glad about this Great News! Celebrate as you deserve it! Big hug!

Facundo

July 19, 2016 at 7:40 PM  

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