My goodness you have had a run of bad luck! You case is difficult and the ability to help you over the internet is limited.
"How long can you do this?" Well the sad answer is as long as the cancer is controlled. If the cancer is uncontrolable then transfusions stop and your are enrolled in a hospice program.
Your age is not a hindrance! There should be more chemo to offer. They should enroll you in a chemo trial. You should ask about bone marrow transplant.
The fractured hip and the breast cancer may go together I hope they have ruled this association out. But the fractured hip and the loss of remission is more likely a coincidence than a cause and effect situation.
For your mouth complaints there is a formula called magic mouthwash. Your doctor can give this to you. And your doctor can check your mouth for other pathology. AML is associated with mucous membrane diseases.
I hope you have had a full mastectomy if the return cancer is in the same breast. The lack of or the perceived lack of control for the breast cancer may make therapy for the leukemia more difficult.
If your white count is climbing this may mean the AML has transmuted into CLL a chronic form of the disease. Or you have an infection that needs to be delt with immediately!
You have many problems and you must be your best advocate. Do not sit idle. Find your doctors and make them help you or give you answers or refer to someone who can help. Call around to trials and see if your a candidate. These sites can only give you shallow answers. You need to be seen personally by a physician you are close to.
Best of luckCustomer/p>
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