Experiences with stem cell transplant experiences

    • Zzbro
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    2 months ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    harvest was horrible, transplant almost killed me. not fun

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • cmjewell
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    8 months ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still feel strong fatigue and still no immune system to speak of.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. over 1 year ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was in the hospital for 30 days and lost my hair due to the drug melphan.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. almost 2 years ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    afterwards was ruff for a few weeks but it helped me out in the long run it currently has no signs of disease progression.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. almost 2 years ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    My Fiancé had three siblings as a 10 for 10 match so they chose his brother. The chemo and radiation was really tough on him. Transp...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • MCL
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 2 years ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was not 100 percent successful, but better than not at all.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. over 2 years ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    It's been almost two years and we are still trying for a maintenance chemotherapy that works

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  5. almost 3 years ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    Haven't had the transplant yet but start stem cell harvesting on the 29th. So major chemo dose on the 20th of this month and then 5 ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    4 Comments
    • jaduso
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 3 years ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    After chemo didn't work,the transplant was my only choice.After the cell extraction came the heavy chemo which left me with no energ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    1 Comment
    • rblatham
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic L...
    over 3 years ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    Stem cell transplant on 10/2/13. Returned to work part time at the end of Dec. Working 30 hours per week now and feeling the best I'...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • DonnaSue
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 3 years ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    Jan. 15, 2014 was my transplant day. It went well, though I slept through it due to anti-nausea drugs. My blood counts went downward...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    2 Comments
    • workit
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    over 3 years ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    April 16th, 2013 received brother's stem cells to ensure cure of DLBCL and underlying Follicular lymphoma from which some of the DLB...

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