Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way
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I was just approved for Rituximab!!!

Discussion in 'Rituximab: News and Research' started by Gingergrrl, Jun 9, 2017.

  1. veganmua

    veganmua Senior Member

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    Good luck! I hope it gives you the improvement you seek. We're all rooting for you!
     
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    So pleased for you @Gingergrrl, congratulations on your perseverance, well done those doctors and your insurance company. Sending every good wish for a successful outcome from your treatment plan!
     
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    Binkie4 Senior Member

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    @Gingergrrl

    Thank you for your posts, your ongoing commitment to finding a way through, and for remembering the PR community as you followed the twists and turns of what was available to you.
    #nevergiveup
     
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    Starlight Senior Member

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    This is incredible news,I am delighted to hear this. I wish you every good luck on this new path.please keep us updated on all that you find along the way,good stuff and had stuff,if you have side effects etc. Everyone will be willing you on! This is another breakthrough.
     
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  5. PatJ

    PatJ far and free I gaze

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    Congratulations Gingergrrl! I hope this treatment is what will finally allow you to return to good health and a more active life. You are a rare compassionate person who does so much to help others; better health will allow you to help even more.
     
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    Dechi Senior Member

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    Wonderful news ! I hope you get your health back from it ! :)
     
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    rebar Senior Member

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    That is great news!
     
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    Learner1 Professional Patient

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    Gingergrrl, I hope it works for you! Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us!
     
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    Basilico Florida

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    Can relate to this!

    This is really amazing news...I know you've been wanting to try this for such a long time, and with all your autoantibodies it will be really interesting to see how you respond (hopefully great)! Keep us updated, there are plenty of us who will be looking forward to hearing about your progress.
     
  10. MEMum

    MEMum Senior Member

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    So pleased and excited to hear about this.
     
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    dangermouse Senior Member

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    I'm so happy for you, best of luck with it and please let us know how you progress :thumbsup:
     
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  12. Jenny TipsforME

    Jenny TipsforME Senior Member

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    Good luck!
     
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  13. Webdog

    Webdog Up to 91% remain undiagnosed

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    Great news. We're all rooting for you. :thumbsup:
     
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    erin Senior Member

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    Great news, best luck with it.

    News like these cheers me up!
     
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  15. Silence

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    Hope everything goes well with your treatment, and that they don't take your IVIG away. Can I ask what diagnoses you have or which autoantibodies you have?

    Or which conditions/blood tests allowed you to qualify for IVIG and Rituxin?
     
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    Mary Senior Member

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    @Gingergrrl - I'm so happy for you!! :thumbsup: You and your doctor have fought so long and hard for all of this, the IVIG and Rituximab - You do give hope to us all :)
     
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    OMG, I'm so happy for you!!!!! YAY! I can't wait to hear how it goes! :thumbsup::balloons::):star:
     
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  18. arewenearlythereyet

    arewenearlythereyet Biscuit Antagonist

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    Congratulations. another battle won. I hope the treatment works for you. Let us know how it goes. Try to drop a note just to say "I got my life back" before you do all those things that you wanted to do but never got a chance.

    I know it's probably not that quick or easy ...just really hopeful for you. You deserve a break.
     
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    KME

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    Congratulations - you must be thrilled! Very much hope you see some improvement. And very keen to hear how you get on. We're all right behind you! :balloons:
     
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    Really hope it helps you.
     
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