“I am so fortunate to be celebrating 15 years of continued life, thanks to Gleevec. I have enjoyed life with my wonderful husband Phil, and seen my boys grow into men. I am looking [...]
My first reaction was, well, now I know why I’ve been out of breath. The largest tumor was pressing into my right lung, which was partially collapsed. But now the tumors were in full revolt. My entire abdomen swelled up. I had quarts of liquid removed from my abdomen and chest cavity, but the extreme swelling remained.