Sunday, October 4, 2015

Brother-In-Law Diagnosed With Amyloidosis

My brother-in-law has been sick for a few months and a week and a bit ago he was diagnosed with Amyloidosis!  He has been told that he is not a candidate for any organ transplant as all his organs are affected.


Amyloidosis (am-uh-loi-DO-sis) is a rare disease that occurs when a substance called amyloid builds up in your organs. Amyloid is an abnormal protein that is usually produced in your bone marrow and can be deposited in any tissue or organ.

Read more here:

http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/amyloidosis
and
http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/amyloidosis/treatment-options

I will not be making videos for a while as this has me very shaken up and I will be going to Vancouver soon to be with my sister!