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Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
what is the update?
My grandfather passed away on Sunday at 1 am EST.
I am sorry for his passing
he is now in a place more at peace.
thank you for the follow up update.
How quickly can AML progress?
it can progress very quickly.
in a matter of days or weeks
His bloodwork was totally normal in June.
wow, that was a fast progression.
his progressed in a matter of 1-2 months.
it can be a very aggressive leukemia
It is awful. He wasn't breathing corrrectly and we took him to ER. A week later, he was dead.
I am so sorry.
did the hospital set you up with bereavement counselors?
you should talk to your family members and see if anyone would like bereavement counseling after his death.
I am sure that my family will not be interested in that...my mom might be.
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