geskoi's Journey:

Patient: Multiple Myeloma

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: almost 13 years ago, Male, Age: 65

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    • geskoi
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    DVD - doxorubicin, vincristine, dexamethasone M-spike went from 6.1 to low enough for an autologous stem cell transplant.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • geskoi
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    over 4 years ago
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    autologous stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    Aftermath was minimal impact to daily life, but it is a grueling procedure.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Autologous stem cell transplant worked.

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    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • geskoi
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • geskoi
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    autologous stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • geskoi
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Hickman catheter implanted by Dr. Hickman himself.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • geskoi
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    allogeneic stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Revlimid

    Clinical Trial

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • geskoi
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    ARRY 520

    Clinical Trial

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    dexamethasone, cyclophosphomide, Adrimycin, etoposide

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Maintenance chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    cyclophosphomide, dexamethasone

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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