Tag Archives: Dr. Robert Lowsky

What a Difference a Year Makes!

It was one year ago today, on October 17, 2013 when I got a call that changed my life forever. Dr. Lori Kim, an amazing Oncologist from Kaiser Permanente called me at 11:30 AM to let me know that the … Continue reading

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Adjusting and Watching the Blood Counts

Some people watch the stock market, examining each up and down and analyzing what it means.  I watch my blood counts… During my last visit to the Stanford Clinic, Dr. Lowsky said that I don’t need to have any more … Continue reading

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Reflections on Our Stay in Stanford

Hi everyone, this is Mary Lou, Deb’s Mom.  I haven’t written in a while since Deb has been feeling better and able to write her own blogs.  The updates that Deb writes appear under the “Deb’s Blog” tab, so be … Continue reading

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Mask Free Dances and More!

On July 17, I had an awesome visit with my Stanford bone marrow transplant doctor, Dr. Robert Lowsky.  The date of the appointment was exactly nine months since I was diagnosed with leukemia; now the cancer is gone and the … Continue reading

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Three Thumbs Up!

I heard the absolutely best news ever on Wednesday, June 18 – which was exactly eight months after I was admitted to Kaiser Permanente to start chemo for acute myeloid leukemia. My Stanford doctor, Robert Lowsky, MD, met with my … Continue reading

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Milestone Day — Bone marrow biopsy and catheter removal!

I must say that my daughter Deb is a very brave gal.  I was queasy just watching her procedures yesterday, but she handled everything amazingly well.  Even with morphine, ativan and lidocaine, there was still pain.  Luckily Deb has a … Continue reading

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Going Home Soon!

Good news! The plan is that I’m moving home soon! I left Marin on March 9 to come to Stanford Hospital to have my bone marrow transplant (BMT) and to be cured of AML forever. I was discharged on April … Continue reading

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