• Gcuervo65
    • Experience with Slow Growing, Chroni...
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was on Rituxin combination therapy from May 2016 until December 2016. This was a very difficult time and thanks to the support of ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Gcuervo65
    • Experience with Slow Growing, Chroni...
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    On Gleevec. Side affects are pretty harsh. Joint and muscle pains are affecting me the most. Nausea is more controlled with medicati...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Gcuervo65
    • Experience with Slow Growing, Chroni...
    over 2 years ago
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    bone marrow biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Went better than expected.

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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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    • crn7000
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leuk...
    over 2 years ago
    • crn7000
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leuk...
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Clinical Trial

    I am in about 10 clinical trials.

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    • crn7000
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leuk...
    over 2 years ago
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    We have to go somewhere else for treatment, "Yo, Google, what do you say:?"

    Decision Point

    We traveled from Indiana to Texas for my treatment and lived there for almost a year.

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    • crn7000
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leuk...
    over 2 years ago
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    Oh No

    My leukemia was refractory and I could not get into remission to get a stem cell transplant!

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    • crn7000
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leuk...
    over 2 years ago
    • Deedge
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemia ...
    over 2 years ago
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    To have a stem cell transplant or not-

    Decision Point

    My prognosis without the SCT is 3 years. I am 64. I was given a 50-50% chance at success. The decision I make will change my life ...

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    • mja511
    • Experience with Fast Growing, Chronic L...
    over 2 years ago
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    Imbruvica

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I've now been on Imbruvica for 10 months and feeling great.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  1. almost 3 years ago
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    Leukemia trial in 2010

    Clinical Trial

    I'm starting to get symptoms back and would like to be put on a trial.

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    • Melly
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was on Gleevec 400mg and it was working. I was switched to the generic form. It did not work. Anyone else try Gleevec vs Generic

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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