That part hasn't changed, apparently. Her treatment lasted
for 2 1/2 years... but I was also told it took 3 1/2 years
Basically the same, but depending on certain test results,
the treatment times in the Maintenance Phase can be less.
He was on the steroid for the first 29 days in a row. In
addition to all the things you noted, he also was eating
This then means going to the bathroom like crazy and he
ended up with a rash that wouldn't heal until he was off
Because prednisone inhibits the immune response, it is often used
in the treatment of arthritis & asthma as well as leukemia. The downside
in such situations as yours, however, is that it slows the healing of wounds.
What you gain on the swings you lose on the roundabouts, or so it
is said. Our daughter had a stubborn case of "cradle cap" which
disappeared when she lost her hair. Glad to know the rash has cleared up, at any rate.... :-)
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