• KXW
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The new miracle drugs for myeloma work in 100pct of patients. We soon learn that husband is outlier because they are not working. Ar...

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • KXW
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 8 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Yuck. We have both lost spouses to cancer. How is this happening again. First thought This cancer looks to be treatable.

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  1. over 8 years ago
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    Other

    Procedure or Surgery

    Going to be receiving stem cell implants in March of 2012. Just wondered has anyone undergone this procedure and would you be willin...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  2. over 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Receiving Velcade and Dex.... for treatments. Have had four so far. No side effects to report yet.

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  3. over 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    In the learning stage of understanding what is being prescribed and the effects and potential consequences. Looking at other resour...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Karen4
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 8 years ago
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    Other

    Oh No

    I saw my myeloma doctor on Thursday. Good news is, the osteoporosis that has developed in my spine and hip can be managed with Boni...

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    • Ibelieve
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 8 years ago
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    Energy and independence

    Loss

    My biggest loss has been in the form of energy and independence. I do not have anywhere near the amount of energy I had before canc...

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    • Ibelieve
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 8 years ago
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    Family

    Celebration

    I celebrate God and having a supportive husband, children, parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, friends, co-workers, ...

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    • Ibelieve
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 8 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    I have had several side effects but the most severe has been anemia. I have received as of date 34 units of blood and about 10 unit...

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    • Ibelieve
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 8 years ago
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    Clinical Trial

    The Thalidomide worked for a while then the dosage was increased. The new dosage of Thalidomide 200mg worked for a long time until ...

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    • Ibelieve
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was extremely sick at the beginning. I took and still take ondasetron for nausea. Velcade was given through my port along with Z...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Ibelieve
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Father's Day 2010 weekend, I ended up in the emergency room due to being in a lot of pain, weak, and almost passing. My blood count...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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