Below are a few links I’ve found throughout my research which contain great information on a variety of blood disorders, including Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Acute Promyelotic Leukemia. Considering they are medical documentation, they are easier to understand than most I’ve found:
Updated September 21, 2018
The Spoon Theory – I’ve always used the analogy of my day to day struggle as a bank account. You need to put money in to have a balance and everything I do in a day is a withdrawal and the only thing that will keep me balanced is deposits. Deposits generally consist of rest, sleep and nutrition. Here a lovely young woman, Christine Miserandino, describes it as ‘The Spoon Theory’.
Updated August 8, 2018
Histidine Metabolism Boosts Cancer Therapy – This is a fascinating article written by Nature – International Journal of Science, which outlines the positive effect of an Alpha Amino Acid, called histidine, on the effectiveness of Methotrexate in cancer treatment. For those of you going through maintenance therapy, I highly recommend this read.
Onkopedia Guidelines – A great source of information on a few acute blood cancers as well as other diseases. Just enter the disease you are looking for in the search engine.
Early Mortality in Acute Promyeltocytic Leukemia: Potential Predictors – This is a study out of China which has some great information on a number or potential contributing factors in prognosis. It’s a little harder to read but a good source for googling terms to help gain clarity.