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Paul Pavao
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I'm a Christian; happily married; father of 6. I'm a writer and an amateur church historian. Since 2011, I'm an acute leukemia patient and survivor using the gift of leukemia for God's glory!
I'm a Christian; happily married; father of 6. I'm a writer and an amateur church historian. Since 2011, I'm an acute leukemia patient and survivor using the gift of leukemia for God's glory!

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I never knew this about British vs. American television.

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Back to Full Health
I'm going into the New Year ready to try something new: being healthy. About six weeks ago, my neutrophils came back. It still strikes me as funny that all my friends now know what neutrophils are, but for those who don't, neutrophils are the most abundant ...

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Neutropenia Forever?
For those of you that are following my second cancer journey, here's my update. First, a quick review. Nov. 2014: Diagnosed with Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma, probably caused by the immunosuppressives used to protect me from the transplanted immune system ...

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Neutropenia Is Now Good News!
Usually a neutrophil count of 270, which is so low that it's considered "neutropenic," is bad. Today, though, a neutrophil count of 270 is wonderful! I was expecting zero. Exactly one week ago I had a neutrophil count of 300. I refused a Neupogen shot (a wh...

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Nothing But Neutropenia
Thanks to Tamara for leaving a comment on my last blog and thus reminding me to update all those wonderful people who have been good enough to follow my journey and pray for me. As of February, I am in remission for lymphoma. There's already a Leukemia and ...

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Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma with Myc rearrangement
My pathalogy report came back from Vanderbilt today. My Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) is positive for "Myc." The NP pronounce it "Mick." This is known as a "Myc rearrangement." I don't know what that is , but I do know—after researching today—what t...

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A New Cancer: Lymphoma and Faith
So I have cancer one more time. Based on what my doctor said, it's an easier one this time. I doubt lymphoma is always less dangerous than leukemia, but in my case, it is. This is Little League compared to the Big League version of leukemia I had. I get to ...

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I wish I'd known about this before last year. What a great preventative and natural relief for cough symptoms. My doctors recommend an incentive spirometer for avoiding and recovering from pneumonia.

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SL-401 Study for BPDCN and AML Patients
Honestly, I don't understand SL-401 treatment that well, but I know it has worked at least a couple times for those with no other hope. It's a promising new treatment. Now Stemline Therapeutics has announced a study of SL-401 for BPDCN ( Blastic Plasmacytoi...
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