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Old 08-19-2005, 08:20 AM   #1
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Need your thoughts, please

We just got a call last night from my FIL telling us that my DH's aunt was diagnosed with acute leukemia. She'd been feeling sluggish for the last couple months, had called the doctor several weeks ago, and yesterday finally had her appointment. They sent her straight to the hospital--wouldn't let her go home, make calls 'till she got there, or anything. She's only 61.

Apparently acute leukemia, if left untreated, can kill in a matter of weeks but if caught on time--and that's the big question now--has a decent cure rate. So we could really use your thoughts and prayers for her right now. Thanks, friends!

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Old 08-19-2005, 08:22 AM   #2
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My thoughts & prayers are with your aunt & the rest of the family PA!
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Old 08-19-2005, 08:34 AM   #3
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Oh wow, PA, I pray that everything turns out okay for her.

I'll say a prayer for her. Let us know when you hear any updates.
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Old 08-19-2005, 08:40 AM   #4
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I really really hope they caught it in time!!! I will be thinking of you guys!!!
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Old 08-19-2005, 08:59 AM   #5
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Thanks, crewsk, texas, and GB! I hope she's getting the care she needs in time, too. I think that's what upsets me the most. She called for an appointment over 6 weeks ago and the doctor just saw her yesterday.
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Old 08-19-2005, 09:17 AM   #6
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My thoughts are with you and your aunt.
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Praying for her and the entire family...
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Old 08-19-2005, 10:14 AM   #8
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My dh's uncle (66) has gone thru this. Don't be surprised if there are several ups and downs. He is now in remission and doing well. They tell us - it can't be cured but it may be managed. Hoping for the best for your aunt.
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Prayers and good thoughts are being sent to you and your family.
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Old 08-19-2005, 11:53 AM   #10
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many prayers for your aunt and your family. Wish I could do more..
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