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Hello everyone. This is more of a discussion than a question. I'm 11 months post transplant for AML and am doing really well and the doctors are really pleased with my progress. However I recently lost a friend to AML which was devastating.. Mentally I've been doing well until yesterday afternoon when I had an anxiety attack. During the attack I convinced myself that I was going to relapse and die. The feelings were so real that they were overwhelming and the feelings of fear and dread were very intense. I'm ok today but wanted to raise the issue of anxiety attacks for patients. One of my doctors told me a while ago that patients suffer from a form of post traumatic stress disorder after transplant has finished and I feel that this is a accurate description of the emotional turmoil we go through. These days I generally feel in control of my emotions but after yesterdays incident I have realised that my anxieties and fears are lurking just below the surface and that they can resurface at any time if triggered!