• 8 months ago

    AML question

    My mom is 90 years old. In fantastic health, eg she takes a tap class and ballet class each week, cleans house, works in the garden, and her energy level is so high she generally wears me out when I go visits.
    She went to her doctor for her annual check-up and was told she has AML. I am having a hard time accepting someone as robust as my mom has cancer. She has shown no symptoms. She isn't tired, losing weight, doesn't have chills or fever, never get infections, etc.
    I wasn't with her at her doctor's appointment and I would like someone to help me understand how this is possible when she seems so healthy and vibrant.