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#1 Bird Lady

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Posted 22 June 2009 - 05:14 AM

Well Folks it looks like Birdman is going to have a allogenic stem cell transplant at Duke. They are testing his HLA with his siblings right now. We should hear within two weeks if there is a match. We will keep you posted!!
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Posted 22 June 2009 - 06:12 AM

Oh this is very exciting!

Looking forward to hearing more.
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Posted 22 June 2009 - 07:13 AM

Hi BMW ,

I'm confused......doesn't take much for me in that area!!! Didn't Bird Man just have a stem cell transplant or am I mixing him up with someone else?

Take care, Everyone.
Margaret

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Posted 22 June 2009 - 07:35 AM

That is exciting!! Please keep us updated!
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Posted 22 June 2009 - 08:22 AM

Congrats Birdman. All my best. If I am not mistaken Margaret, Birdman was involved in SCOT, in the cytoxan arm of the study. The stem cell transplant, within SCOT, is an autologous transplant(your own stem cells). He must be receiving the allogenic transplant outside the parameters of SCOT. Good luck Birdman! You are in great hands.

#6 Sheryl

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Posted 22 June 2009 - 01:56 PM

Birdman and our birdman's wife. Please keep us informed on the procedures and how things are planned out. Anything to let us know what is going on with the stem cell replacement. I wish you the best birdman.
Strength and Warmth,
Sheryl

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Posted 22 June 2009 - 02:54 PM

Thanks for letting us know! It's great news and you know we will all have lots of toes and fingers crossed that everything works out for him.

Please do keep us posted.

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Posted 23 June 2009 - 05:36 AM

Dear Birdman and Birdman's Wife:

I hope you get a match! I'll be eager to hear how it goes and am sending best wishes your way.
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Posted 23 June 2009 - 05:47 AM

Best of all possibilities for you both, my fine feathered friends. :D
Warm wishes,
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