1. over 9 years ago
    2ndChance's Avatar

    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    I'm tired all the time after the first bone marrow transplant. I come in every day for fluids and to have my temp, hemoglobin, li...

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  2. over 9 years ago
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    1st Bone Marrow Transplant December 10, 2009

    Procedure or Surgery

    December 10, 2009 with radiation and chemo behind me I start my first bone marrow transplant today. I'm very anxious. They will p...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. over 9 years ago
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    2nd Bone Marrow Transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    April 18, 2010 its time for my second bone marrow transplant. It has been 4 months since my first one. My husband and I took a nic...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. over 9 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    I wound up with a kidney and bladder infection just before I was released from my first bone marrow transplant. I was urinating blo...

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  5. over 9 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    I completed one bone marrow transplant and the doctor said with all the numbers and tests it appears that I'm already in remission b...

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  6. over 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had another surgery to place the catheter for the harvesting of my cells for the bone marrow transplants. Tomorrow the harvesting...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  7. over 9 years ago
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    Stem Cell Transplants

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was not as terrible as some have experienced but is difficult and long recovery period. Had an Auto transplant, then an Allo and th...

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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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  8. over 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy Completed

    Celebration

    Chemotherapy is completed and now its time for my bone marrow transplants to begin. First they will harvest my own cells for my bon...

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  9. over 9 years ago
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    TANDUM BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT

    Decision Point

    After few weeks of radiation I was sent to see a bone marrow transplant specialists. The doctor recommended a tandem/double tran...

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  10. over 9 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    CHEMO IS WORKING MY NUMBERS AND TESTS ARE LOOKING GOOD! POSSIBILITY OF REMISSION

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  11. over 9 years ago
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    Breakthrough

    Celebration

    Radiation has shrunk the tumor on my sciatic nerve by 25% I will be able to walk again!

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  12. over 9 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    Hair Loss - getting the "Cancer" diagnosis was awful but for some reason loosing my hair was just as devastating! I remember cryin...

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