Re: [MOL] Prayers needed/lil [02055] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] Prayers needed/lil



Thank God, My memory still works some!  We won't get into the discussion of
steroids, now will we?    Stay well, your friend, lillian

-----Original Message-----
From: W & M Rose <FEARME@bigpond.com>
To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
Date: Thursday, January 21, 1999 12:56 AM
Subject: Re: [MOL] Prayers needed/lil


>You are right....to a point. They still prefer to use family members for
>donating bone marrow, and even then, often need anti-rejection drugs. But
>there are new drugs which help prevent rejection of non-compatible marrow.
>These drugs, however, tend to be steroid based, are taken in fairly large
>quantities, and have their own side effects (as you know, dear friend).
They
>must be taken long- term, usually a lifetime.
>:) Love Mam
>-----Original Message-----
>From: lillian jennings <firefly@islc.net>
>To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
>Date: Thursday, 21 January 1999 12:15
>Subject: Re: [MOL] Prayers needed
>
>
>>Chris:  It may have been because in those days they mainly used family
>>members for bone marrow transplants; but now they have a drug that helps
to
>>reduce rejection of bone marrow.  I think I am write, am I ?  Your friend,
>>lillian
>>
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: CCR0417@AOL.COM <CCR0417@AOL.COM>
>>To: mol-cancer@lists.meds.com <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
>>Date: Wednesday, January 20, 1999 7:54 PM
>>Subject: Re: [MOL] Prayers needed
>>
>>
>>>LeeAnn, I pray that God helps your friend and heals her.
>>>
>>>But you touched on a subject I am curious about. Years ago I offered to
>>donate
>>>bone marrow and wrote either the Red Cross or the ACS( ?) who at the time
>>were
>>>the agency who handled that.  They wrote back without providing any
>>>information except to ask for a monetary donation.  This would have been
>>>probably in the early 80s, some time after I had lost a cousin to
>>lieukemia.
>>>Have you ever heard of this happening to anyone?
>>>
>>>Chris
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