Test Results

Email from Kurt’s doctor:

The bone marrow biopsy report is not back. However, all the news thus far is excellent. His bone marrow flow cytometry shows no leukemia cells. The most sensitive test for detecting leukemia is the BCR-ABL PCR. This result came back as undetectable (meaning no leukemia). These are excellent results.

Sincerely,

[Kurt’s Doctor]

UPDATE: In a subsequent email, Kurt’s doctor said that the preliminary result from the bone marrow biopsy also shows no leukemia. The final report won’t be available until next week but everything is looking good. Additionally, the BCR-ABL PCR test is more authoritative than the bone marrow biopsy.

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7 Replies to “Test Results”

  1. Kurt,
    That is awesome news!!!!! Michael and I have been praying for you and the family.
    Lee and Michael Westbrook in Greensboro, NC

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  2. Thank you, thank you, thank you! We’ve been waiting for this good news!
    Thanks be to God!
    We love and miss you!
    Barbara, Andrew, Tommaso and Alessandro

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