Chemotherapy can affect the body’s ability to produce platelets, so cancer patients often require platelet transfusions. To prevent life-threatening bleeding, many patients with leukemia, aplastic anemia and those undergoing bone marrow transplants must regularly receive platelets donated by healthy volunteers. -Red Cross
The day gets better though, as my step-dad Bruce is making his famous (in our family at least) burritos - homemade tortillas and all. Tom loves them - he just hopes he can eat them. He has taste aversions to many different foods, including his favorites.