• chloeblake
    • Experience with Enteropathy Type T-...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Sepsis following high-dose chemo + autologous stem cell transplant

    Oh No

    High fever, low blood pressure, difficulty breathing, and pulmonary edema. Admitted to ICU. Infection in small and large intestine...

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  1. almost 8 years ago
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    I had to decide whether or not to have a second autologous stem cell transplant.

    Decision Point

    I have had 4 cancers in all. I was diagnosed with systemic NHL in 1999 and recurred in 2006 when I had my first auto transplant. I w...

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    • chloeblake
    • Experience with Enteropathy Type T-...
    almost 8 years ago
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    High-Dose Chemo + Autologous Stem Cell Transplant

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Began conditioning regimen/high dose chemotherapy (BEAM) prior to Autologous Stem Cell Transplant. [Day 7: Carmustine; Days 6-3: Cy...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    3 Comments
    • chloeblake
    • Experience with Enteropathy Type T-...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Removal of Original Port and Installation of Triple Lumen Catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    The doctors at MSKCC removed the original port from Penn, and then they installed a triple lumen catheter, which will be used to adm...

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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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    • chloeblake
    • Experience with Enteropathy Type T-...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Completed 24-hour IV drip of Cytoxin at MSKCC in preparation for upcoming Autologous Stem Cell Transplant. Nausea controlled with m...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • chloeblake
    • Experience with Enteropathy Type T-...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Eligible for Autologous Stem Cell Transplant

    Decision Point

    After completing induction chemotherapy, met with specialist and deemed eligible for autologous stem cell transplant.

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    • dboland30
    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    over 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    begin round two, step one toward autologous stem cell transplant. 4 straight days of 2 drugs, Cytarabine and Etopiside, both given...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 8 years ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had an autologous stem cell transplant in April 2013. Am in remission, coming up on Cat scan and checkup. Was tough to go through,...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. over 8 years ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    At 2pm the stem cell transplant was under way. I had six bags of cells to get through at about fifteen minutes a bag. That meant I s...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Ellie59
    • Experience with Lymphoma, Lung Cancer
    over 8 years ago
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    Birthday

    Celebration

    5 year scan. Clean!!!!! Ellie survivor of autologous stem cell transplant!! Mantle cell lymphoma

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  4. over 8 years ago
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    autologous stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    The transplant itself went well, at the Mayo Clinic. However, cancer returned within 4 months.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • nobrand
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell L...
    over 8 years ago
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    Pulmonary function test

    Other Care

    It was interesting to say the least! You are enclosed in a glass box and blow and suck repeatedly on a nozzle while the nurse cheers...

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