AndyV's Journey with Leukemia

Patient: Leukemia

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Male, Age: 59

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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Long-term catheter

    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: Neutral/NA
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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    HSCT

    Decision Point

    5% survival for high risk cytogentic AML with chemo alone...closer to 50% with HSCT

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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Induction chemotherapy

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

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

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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia)

    Side Effects

    platelet transfusion

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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    Blood transfusion

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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    consolidation Chemo

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia)

    Side Effects

    platelet transfusion

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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    blood transfusion

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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Side Effects

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

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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    Fever workup and treatment

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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Consolidation chemotherapy

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia)

    Side Effects

    platelet transfusion

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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    blood transfusion

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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    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: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia)

    Side Effects

    platelet transfusion

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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    blood transfusion

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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    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: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia)

    Side Effects

    platelet transfusion

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    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    fever workup and treatment

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  21. 21
    • AndyV
    • Experience with Leukemia
    almost 5 years ago
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    HSCT

    Procedure or Surgery

    life changing event occurred on 10/09/2012...as they say high risk / high reward. I had allogeneic unrelated 10/10 match...was in the Hospital for about one month...have had many ups and downs over last couple of months...

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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