Susan14's Journey with Multiple Myeloma

Caregiver: Multiple Myeloma

Patient Info: Newly diagnosed (has not begun treatment), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Female, Age: 89

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    • Susan14
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Smoldering Myeloma which was diagnosed in 2002 now is fullblown and needs treatment

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    • Susan14
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    Need to decide about treatment options

    Decision Point

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    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Began Velcade (SubQ) and Dexamethosone November 30, 2012

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    about 4 years ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    January 2013 began monthly infusion of Zometa

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Susan14
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    February 2013 began Revlimid

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Susan14
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation was difficult. Needed it in lower spine and right and left femur

    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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