1. over 9 years ago
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    Decision Point

    An appointment with my oncologist on September 27th 1997 became a turning point for me. My onc told me that "nothing more can be do...

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  2. over 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I underwent local radiation to my neck soon after my diagnosis 2/94 and again upon my second relapse in 10/96. The second local rad...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. over 9 years ago
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    cataracts, irritable bladder, chemobrain, lumbo-sacral plexopathy, chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, heart damage (atrial fibrillation)

    Side Effects

    The side effects listed- cataracts, irritable bladder, chemobrain, lumbo-sacral plexopathy, chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropat...

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  4. over 9 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Several months of neck pain turned our to be a single plasmacytoma in C5 diagnosed 2/94. Initial surgery included removing the plas...

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  5. over 9 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

    Atropy in my hands and feet. Lost all my hair when I had the stem cell transplant.

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  6. over 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Stem Cell Treatment done June 2010.

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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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  7. over 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started first round of Velcade (Bortezomid) yesterday after 3 rounds of Melphalan last quarter. Fortunately, the Dexamethosone is 1...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  8. over 9 years ago
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    Celebration

    Talked with a doctor from the Oregon Health Sciences University last month. He gave me a totally different diagnosis and prognosis ...

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    • Charlieb
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 9 years ago
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    Mouth sores

    Side Effects

    Same spot every time, under the left side of my of my tongue.

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    • Charlieb
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 9 years ago
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    Taste change/loss

    Side Effects

    Even after being off for 1 week, have lost my sense of taste. 4 weeks after last dose and I am just beginning to get my taste back.

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    • Charlieb
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Dexamethasone once a week for three weeks and Revlimid daily for three weeks. A total of 4 rounds then bone marrow transplant. I w...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Charlieb
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 9 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Every three months I went in for testing. They took a bone marrow biopsy in 2007, then just blood test. On every visit I was told ...

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