Graft vs. Host

You may be wondering why I have to be here in Seattle for the first 100 days. It’s not that the recovery from the chemotherapy and radiation takes that long, but to watch and deal with graft vs. host disease (GVHD). After 100 days it’s expected that the worst is over.GVHD isn’t all bad, because I do want the donor’s immune system (graft) to fight the cancer in me (host). It’s truly a balancing