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Browsing Archive: February, 2013

February 14 2013

Posted by Melanie McTaggart on Thursday, February 14, 2013,
David here.  

We have now received all results from the most recent bone marrow testing.  The first 2 tests(flow cytometry and FISH) were negative.  That means Grant is still in remission which is obviously good news.  

 The results from the final test (PCR) were a little bit ambiguous.  The test is much more sensitive than the other two and is designed to detect the presence of the abnormal BCR-ABL gene in the bone marrow, and if present, the level of BCR-ABL.    BCR-ABL  is the gene that form...

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Melanie McTaggart I am the proud mom and Claire and Grant. I am so blessed to have them in my life!

Browsing Archive: February, 2013

February 14 2013

Posted by Melanie McTaggart on Thursday, February 14, 2013,
David here.  

We have now received all results from the most recent bone marrow testing.  The first 2 tests(flow cytometry and FISH) were negative.  That means Grant is still in remission which is obviously good news.  

 The results from the final test (PCR) were a little bit ambiguous.  The test is much more sensitive than the other two and is designed to detect the presence of the abnormal BCR-ABL gene in the bone marrow, and if present, the level of BCR-ABL.    BCR-ABL  is the gene that form...

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