• CherylD
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    about 2 years ago
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    bone marrow biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had bone marrow biopsy today, 10/13/17. The doctor and staff were great.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Panion
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    about 2 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    I get an immunofixation lab test every two months. The last three I've had have all said that my monoclonal antibody (M spike) coul...

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  1. about 2 years ago
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    Oh No

    Just found out that I’m officially out of remission. Looking at starting treatment again.

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    • Zzbro
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    about 2 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    I am for now cancer free (or not detectable). total response. yay

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  2. about 2 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    neuropathy edema fatigue anemia kidney failure

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  3. about 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    RVD Aredia Iron infusions Procrit

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. about 2 years ago
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    Reviewed the ASCT procedure with the MM Dr.s about the benefits

    Decision Point

    After all treatments thus far, my numbers have come down to offer a VGR category, but not minimal as targeted. The stem cell proced...

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  5. about 2 years ago
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    Some hand cramping on Dex days, and slight rash on 2 occasions of Velcade injections or Revlimid

    Side Effects

    I have been very fortunate in having minimal side effects intruding on my quality of life. Hope this continues with ongoing treatments

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  6. about 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Protocol included Revlimed 25 mg 21days on, 7 off. Currently on 10 months. Velcade inj. weekly (7 of them and discontinued) and we...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • CherylD
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    about 2 years ago
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    Normal Skeletal Survey Xray Scan

    Milestones

    My primary care physician called today and said my skeletal bone scan came back normal. YAY! No lytic or destructive lesions, Lat...

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    • CherylD
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    about 2 years ago
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    Consultation with Hematologist/Oncologist 9/29/17

    Decision Point

    Review of my med history, did more bloodwork (inhouse), ordered bone scan in which I had done at the hospital, ordered bone marrow b...

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    • CherylD
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    about 2 years ago
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    Changed Primary Care Physician

    Decision Point

    Made the decision to change my primary care physician. First visit today, 9/27/17. Visit went very well. Discussed my lab result of ...

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