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Living With CLL: Christina's Diagnosis Story

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Published on August 21, 2019

What are some early signs of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)? Why is it important to advocate for cancer screenings? Christina Fisher discusses the symptoms she encountered and obstacles she faced before arriving at a CLL diagnosis in 2013. Christina walks through her consultations with multiple doctors and shares why she encourages others to seek out a CLL specialist. Watch to learn more about her CLL journey and advice on finding the right team.

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Please remember the opinions expressed on Patient Power are not necessarily the views of our sponsors, contributors, partners or Patient Power. Our discussions are not a substitute for seeking medical advice or care from your own doctor. That’s how you’ll get care that’s most appropriate for you.

So that caught me off guard, but I was game.  And she removed a small lymph node from my neck and said it will be about a week to do the pathology, but, yes, called me in two days.  

 

Please remember the opinions expressed on Patient Power are not necessarily the views of our sponsors, contributors, partners or Patient Power. Our discussions are not a substitute for seeking medical advice or care from your own doctor. That’s how you’ll get care that’s most appropriate for you.