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Good news to close out the year

bkoffman
bkoffmanCLL CURE Hero
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More good news as the year draws to a close. I recently received my flow cytometry tests from Dr. Byrd from my last visit to OSU a few weeks ago. My clone of cancerous B cells that had been climbing at a very slow rate for over 3 years, but had tripled in the 90 days in the prior testing done 3 months ago, has now dropped a bit in the last 90 days. This is only the second time in the last three year that the growth of my cancer has taken a break or preferably a brake, and I am sure happy about that. It is the best possible news for the end of the year.

Stay strong.

We are all in this together.

Brian

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bkoffman.blogspot.com

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UK-Sparky

Great news Brian, long may it continue! Marc

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Hidden
Hidden

very pleased to read this. :) and good news for the upcoming year!!

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Name-1
Name-1
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It is great news.I am pleased!

Best wishes,Brian!

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Loves2walk

Great news!!!

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db601

Wonderful! Thank you for your dedication to your community. You make a difference.

Happy New Year!

Diana

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maggiesgrandmom

Great news Dr. Koffman. Thanks for all you do!

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ap64

Glad the brake is "on". Thx for your efforts on our behalf and Happy New Year.

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flutterbye

Great news! Happy New Year to you and yours! X

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queencalabrese

Wonderful! This is great news! And don't you just love Dr. Byrd!

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Kathp

Brilliant news! Here's to more results like this :)

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FlaKeys

Happy New Year! Cheers to the "brakes" continuing for 2017 and beyond.!🎉

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johnl

Glad to hear that Brian

john

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Peggy4

Great news to finish the year!

Peggy

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Justasheet1

Doc,

That news must have been quite a relief. Time for a drink 🍻

Jeff

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LynnB1947

Thanks Dr. Brian for your update. I found your blog early on when I was diagnosed with SLL back in 2013, and I read your story from the very first posts thru your stem cell transplant & your successful treatment with ibrutinib. I've been on ibrutinib now for 32 months & my treatment is being directed out of the Lymphoma Dept at MDA. When I wonder, "How much longer will this work?," I look at you and say, "Over 4 years and counting for Brian. I can do the same!"

"Stay strong! We are all in this together."

Lynn

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bkoffman
bkoffmanCLL CURE Hero
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Glad you are doing well.

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eggemma

Dear Brian, I am happy for you. I wish you a Happy and Healthy New Year.

You do great things for our community. Your replies are always greatly appreciated.

kind regards Emma Fleetwood from England

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DanaM

Wonderful news Brian! May the force be with you!

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nvp815

Congratulations Brian. Such wonderful news. You have been a source of knowledge, encouragement and hope for me over the past three years since my diagnosis. I will always be grateful to you. Wishing you good health in 2017 and beyond...

Nan

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Janedonohue

Good for you! Happy New Year and thanks for all you do....

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