Consolidation

Consolidation is the second treatment phase for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (A.L.L.), lasting 35 days baring any holds.

This is based on the COG9032 standard of care as adopted by the international body, Children’s Oncology Group (COG) that our son followed from Jan 2019- November 2020.

Blog posts specific to consolidation:

Integrative Choices Part 1: Food

There are a million and one different ways to help support your child’s body while experiencing Leukemia. Ranging from fleeing to Mexico and finding a holistic cancer clinic to indulging on hospital cafeteria milkshakes at every appointment, the choices are…

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Meeting Deb.

(Photo by Joel Blocker, for UCHealth) The first time Deb drew Beau’s labs, she sat with him for a full 20 minutes before she even brought out a needle. She let him ask 158 questions and moved slow around the…

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How to Shovel Snow

I worked for over an hour to clear the drive way. The snow storm had come and gone and left behind six inches of wet, heavy spring snow. The kids had been home from school for the second day in…

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A.L.L. Consolidation- a technical review

Consolidation is 28 days. It is the second phase of frontline treatment. Frontline is the initial portion of the 2-3 year treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Days Spent Inpatient: NONE! (oh sweet baby Jesus!) Medical details: 3 intrathecal chemo doses…

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