Is myelodysplastic anaemia cancer? Mum, age 90, has been diagnosed, many other conditions too, but she lives with me and no-one will give me a straight answer. Please help. Every time I look on the internet the condition is under a cancer organisation. Has regular top up transfusions. I look after her and it's not fair for me not to know .
Thank you so much for your clear, simple English, honest answer. It has taken me months to elicit those nine lines of info from anyone. Sorry I have waited so long to get back to you- Mum has been in hospital, then home , then increased dementia day and night, then me, ME/CFS so > exhaustion, sleep deprivation, depression. First time on here since that post. Once again, many, many thanks. Lovex
sry, forgot to ask, pls don't laugh but I'm worried that this might be hereditary. No-one else in the family has any history. Is this a known geriatric condition? I know that there is a similar thing which starts in old age. Mum also has 2 leaky heart valves and pulmonary hypertension + had quadruple bypass about 15 yrs ago. Don't know if you're medical but just a bit of added history in case has any bearing on blood condition. Also takes loads of tabs - heart, diuretics, warfarin, thyroid etc. x
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