• jeffcole
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    12 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    MM attacked my left humerus causing the bone to become so weak I broke the bone throwing a tennis ball or the neighbor dog. 6 weeks ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. over 1 year ago
    Saturnhartwig's Avatar

    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Femur fracture due to chemical exposure and tumor hollowed out bone. I have a stainless steel rod from my knee to my hip. Plate scr...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Neri
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    almost 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Prior to diagnosis, had a spinal fusion of 4 levels which has greatly impacted on basic acts of daily living

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • mmang
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Very painful surgery. Had to go to rehab facility for 3 weeks. The pain was unbearable at times, but doable with pain meds.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Pat14
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Right axillary lymph node removed. Neg for cancer

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • nannyglo
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    large CA tumor on spine removed followed by 10 radiation txs. now on revlimid and valcade and in a strong remission.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
  2. over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I have just begun this journey with both a kidney biopsy and bone marrow biopsy. My skeletal X-rays were negative. In 10 days or l...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  3. about 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    There was so much damage to my to C4, through C6, I underwent an anterior spinal fusion. It has been over five years. The pain is in...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Spine fused from T2 - T8. 75% of my T5 vertebrae had to be removed and implant replaced.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. almost 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Bone Biopsy

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • peggy78
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    almost 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Recovery of my first two were very painful. I'm waiting to find out if I will have surgery for my last one, or chemotherapy and radi...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  6. almost 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Back in October, 2003,I hurt my back lifting a very heavy tailgate on a semi truck that sent me to my knees instantly. After months ...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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