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‘I focus on what I still have’
How one patient learned to manage chronic lung GVHD
Susan 112015
Susan, transplant recipient
Like many transplant recipients, Susan has had ups and downs since her allogeneic transplant in 2011 for acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). About 5 months after her transplant, she started experiencing chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), including GVHD of the lungs. Susan learned that GVHD of the lungs is rare, but serious. Treatment needs to start quickly. Read Susan’s story and learn what one GVHD expert has to say about GVHD symptoms and treatment options.
What is life after transplant like for you?
Constance 112015
Constance, transplant recipient
“Life after the transplant was rough at first but as the process went on, I started to feel better. It just takes a while,” Bob shares. “My life before the transplant was sickle cell. Life on the other side is awesome," Constance says. Life after transplant is different for every person. Here, 7 transplant recipients share what this journey has been like for them. What is life after transplant like for you? Share your thoughts on our Be The Match Patients Connect Facebook page.
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Nov. 18, 2015
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