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Just wanted to give you an update.

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Just wanted to give you an update.

Dr. David :

Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.

Dr. David :

what is the update?

Customer:

My grandfather passed away on Sunday at 1 am EST.

Dr. David :

I am sorry for his passing

Dr. David :

he is now in a place more at peace.

Dr. David :

thank you for the follow up update.

Customer:

How quickly can AML progress?

Dr. David :

it can progress very quickly.

Dr. David :

in a matter of days or weeks

Customer:

His bloodwork was totally normal in June.

Dr. David :

wow, that was a fast progression.

Dr. David :

his progressed in a matter of 1-2 months.

Dr. David :

it can be a very aggressive leukemia

Customer:

It is awful. He wasn't breathing corrrectly and we took him to ER. A week later, he was dead.

Dr. David :

I am so sorry.

Dr. David :

did the hospital set you up with bereavement counselors?

Customer:

no

Dr. David :

you should talk to your family members and see if anyone would like bereavement counseling after his death.

Customer:

I am sure that my family will not be interested in that...my mom might be.

Dr. David :

let me know if you have other questions.

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you can always reach me as Dr. David if you have other questions.

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