03 Apr '17, 12pm

Read Dominique's story to see how already her unique sequencing is helping others!

Read Dominique's story to see how already her unique sequencing is helping others!

I was 19 years old when I found out that I had low blood counts. At this time I was just starting college and also working three different jobs. I was having extreme stomach pains and abnormal periods. I went and saw my gynecologist and routine tests showed my low blood counts. I was then sent to the local hematologist who did my very first bone marrow biopsy . When the results came back, he said that he had never seen a biopsy that showed so much inflammation and didn’t know what to do at that point. Within a year I was seeing about five different doctors, but none really understood what was going on with me because I didn’t fit what they normally encountered. After about a year of different doctors and many tests, we took a break to try to figure out our next move. My mother remembered the doctor that my great-grandmother had when she had a cancer diagnosis. We made an a...

Full article: http://www.aamds.org/patient-chronicles/dominique-hughes

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