Jackreal's Journey with Multiple Myeloma

Patient: Multiple Myeloma

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Male, Age: 71

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    • Jackreal
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    almost 5 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: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Jackreal
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    almost 5 years ago
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    Deciding on stem cell transplant path

    Decision Point

    recently diagnosed. Stage 3, have had 4 weekly chemo treatments. exploring option of stem cell transplant, if eligible.

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    • Jackreal
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 4 years ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had STC on April 4. Only one side effect that was serious, but short..otherwise went better than expected. Had period of being tired, but resume fairly normal activity level after about 30 days. July 22 is evaluation for effectiveness and we feel confidant in remission. Caregiver is extremely important in this process and hats off to my wife.

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

    Celebration

    9 month post STC, I have been classified with stringent complete response,

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