I posted the other day that it was suspected that I have CLL/SLL. Today I saw my oncologist and he confirmed that diagnosis. I am on watch and wait. He did tell me that I don't have any markers that would suggest my CLL will be aggressive but I also don't have the markers that would suggest I may never need treatment. So, basically, I fall in the middle. It was a very surreal experience; walking into a cancer center; but I must say, I feel a bit better about everything after talking with the doctor. He is referring me to Ohio State University for a consultation since I am younger than the normal CLL patient. He says that they have one of the leading CLL research departments and it happens to only be a few hours from my house. So, for right now, I will choose to live my life just like I did before I knew about this CLL stuff. One thing I am curious about is the Green Tea extract that I've read about. I mentioned it to my doctor and he said it wouldn't hurt anything to try it. Does anyone have experience with the EGCG supplements? Positive or negative?
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