This is Emily and she is my hero! Emily is 25 yrs old and has Hodgkin's Lymphoma. She was diagnosed on June 17th 2018. Emily was supposed to start a job Thursday at, Yankee Candle. Neither her, nor her husband has an income right now until his disability from the Army kicks in. Jon just spent the last 6 yrs of his life in the US Army! Still, they will need help with medical bills and such.
In October 2017 Logan began to have trouble with his throat and developed sleep apnea. He went to see an ENT who diagnosed him with an abscess on his tonsil and suggested a tonsillectomy. Logan went in for a routine tonsillectomy in November 2017 and was diagnosed with Burkitts Lymphoma, an extremely aggressive type of Non Hodgkins Lymphoma. Without treatment Logan and his family were told he would only survive 3-4 months.
My name is Bill Bannon. I am a semi-retired child support magistrate for the Minnesota State Courts, and I am three-years old.
In April, 2017 I experienced shortness of breath, a sore-throat and bleeding gums. I was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, was stabilized, and started on intensive chemotherapy. It was soon learned that I had a FLT-3 mutation of this cancer, the most serious and difficult to treat.
Cadet John (Jack) Wheatley, United States Coast Guard Academy – AML Story
Jack’s story began on June 10, 2016 when he received a call from the US Coast Guard Academy Baseball Coach telling him he was pulled from the wait list (one of last 5 to get in) and offered a fully paid tuition and spot on the DIII Coast Guard Academy Bears pitching staff. Jack had already been accepted to Maryland and was set to attend Fall 2016 when he received this call.
On October 23rd, 2017, my wife Robyn Oshita passed away after a valiant 2.5 month battle against AML. She was a loving wife, mother, and friend to everyone she met. Up until she was diagnosed, Robyn had been healthy all her life.
On July 31, 2017, after telling her cardiologist that she was experiencing shortness of breath and bruising easily, the doctor ordered Robyn have complete blood work done prior to her having a cardio-catheter exam.
I was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in 2008. For a year I was in the “watch and wait” category with no treatment until the disease progressed. In April 2009 I progressed to active disease and began treatments followed by an autologous stem cell transplant in January 2010.
During this entire time I was able to work as a PT who specialized in treating people with cancer.