Posted by Abbie Harris
on March 15, 2000 at 12:08:42:
In Reply to: DIAGNOSED WITH LEUKEMIA posted by ARMANDO FORMER MARINE 2ND TANK BN on September 27, 1999 at 19:05:40:
My father served during the gulf war with the 475th MASH unit from Kentucky. After his return my mother broke out with a rash. She went to the doctor where he told her it looked like she had been exposed to a large amount of pesticides, which she had not. Shortly after that she was diagnosed with AM leukemia. She was treated with chemotherapy and went into remission, but that didn't last long. She died in Feburary of 1994.
My family believs that her illness was very much so related to the Gulf War. My father is now disabled with numerous ailments, all of which pertain to GWS.