So, you were just diagnosed with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), and your head is full of thoughts and concerns about the future of your loved ones and yours. It...
As for what you can do for her, just try to spend as much quality time with her.
I would highly recommend you go see your primary care physician for a routine exam and bring up those symptoms. Pay attention to weight changes, changes in bowel habits, presence of blood in stools, changes in your nails or hair as well as usual cravings (like craving ice or starch, craving chocolate does not count), if you have any of them also bring home up to your doctors attention. Dr. Calvo
You can join the bone marrow registry here: https://bethematch.org
Bone marrow donation is now done via peripheral blood with a leukopheresis machine after treatment with growth factors.
In other words, they will give you a bone marrow booster to make your stem cells come out to your blood stream, then you get hooked to a pheresis machine (similar to the one used for platelet donation) and they collect your stem cells (called CD 34 cells).
That sample gets frozen until it is ready to use. They will not poke your hip or breast bone.
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