Alan Johnston

First post: Feb 29, 2016 Latest post: Mar 14, 2016
When Al went in for his pre-operative exam for a routine hernia surgery in early February, his blood work came back with alarmingly low platelet and white blood counts. He was immediately hospitalized, and a bone marrow biopsy confirmed that he has acute myeloid leukemia (AML). This is, according to his oncologist, a sudden-onset illness and research has not yet uncovered the triggers or mechanisms behind its onset.

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