Last updated: April 2023
My husband was diagnosed with blood cancer over ten years ago. They did all the blood tests, and bone marrow tests. It was narrowed down to either ET or PCV. We were told it really didn't matter, the treatment would be the same.
Eventually, he was given a loose time frame of about 7 years. This has been a roller coaster for us. Constant blood tests, changes in medication doses, more blood tests, and med dosage changes. It's a balancing act. 10 years later, hubby is still kicking blood cancer to the curb! He has many body parts wearing out and many challenges, many other 'balancing acts' to keep it all going. His blood cancer has turned into a constant that we know his hematologist can keep under control. He keeps on kicking it to the curb and living his best life!
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