1. over 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Diagnosed on a Friday and in the hospital the following Monday as inpatient for 6 straight weeks.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. over 1 year ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    It was more of a "finally" actually. I was sick with colds and such, wounds not healing, loss of appetite and feeling bad for so lon...

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    • Kelly56
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemia...
    over 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had Total Body Irradiation (TBI). To this day I am still dealing with its side effects.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Rose121
    • Experience with AML with Maturation (M2)
    over 1 year ago
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    Oh No

    [email redacted] that my hangouts message me on it

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    • MiaMag
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemia ...
    over 1 year ago
    • MiaMag
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemia ...
    over 1 year ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    About a month after transplant and discharge, I developed Sepsis. I had been receiving home care and it was thought that it occurred...

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    • MiaMag
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemia ...
    over 1 year ago
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    An AML stem cell transplant drug trial

    Clinical Trial

    I was accepted into the trial because one doc stood up for me. I was too old at 61 and there was fear that I would die and wreck the...

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    • MiaMag
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemia ...
    over 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Without my chemo I doubt I would have made it. I was lucky to have been accepted into a clinical trial at UCLA and had a kick-XXX doc.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • MiaMag
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemia ...
    over 1 year ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was premeditated through IV and was told to sign the authorization form when I was barely able to see. I had no idea I had brain s...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • cantcope
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic L...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Allergic reaction

    Side Effects

    Doctor put me on Imbruvica Sept. 2017. I didn't have too many problems the first month but it hit me like a ton of bricks on the 2nd...

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    • kenbre
    • Experience with Slow Growing, Chronic L...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My husband was blessed to not lose any hair and had minimal side effects. Chemotherapy was administered from April 2015 until Septem...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • ddrewry86
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leuk...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Birth

    Celebration

    I successfully went off of Sprycel therapy and had a child while risking my leukemia coming back and it did. We put me back on my me...

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