Monthly archive for ‘ June, 2012 ’

Here we come Canada!

27th June 2012 | 4 Comments

This past week has been almost a blur to me. We received the results from Alyssa’s Day +100 post transplant bone marrow aspirate. The MRD (minimal residual disease) test came back negative, no leukemia was detected in her bone marrow. This was wonderful news. Alyssa has started the weaning process of her immunosuppressant drug, so […]

Still Winning :)

16th June 2012 | 0 Comments

Today is Day +93 ┬ápost transplant and our little but strong Alyssa is still cancer free! Her chimerism test this week showed that she still has 100% my cells (donor cells). On Friday she will have her day +100 bone marrow aspirate done to see if any leukemia cells are detected in her bone marrow. […]

Tired of GVHD :(

6th June 2012 | 2 Comments

Quick update for all of you…Alyssa’s endoscopy biopsy results came back and it showed that she has GVHD all throughout her. They grade it on a scale from 1 to 4, so from her esophagus to her stomach she is grade 2,and from the intestines to her rectum she is grade 3. Not so good […]