• noahbug
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leuk...
    about 7 years ago
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    Other "cancer soldiers"

    Loss

    Around the time that I was diagnosed with ALL, there were also 6 other young adults diagnosed with the same type of cancer. It was o...

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    • noahbug
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leuk...
    about 7 years ago
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    Bone thinning (osteoporosis)

    Side Effects

    The side effects which I experienced were significant. Although I didn't get violently ill, I experienced liver failure, several GI ...

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    • noahbug
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leuk...
    about 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I began my therapy regimen one day after I was diagnosed. It began with high dose Prednisone and then several days later, the infusi...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • noahbug
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leuk...
    about 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    My experience with getting a central line placed was a rare one. Within 3 weeks, I had 7 different lines placed with each one failin...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. about 7 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Been in remission for almost 5 years

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  2. about 7 years ago
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    Bone Marrow Transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    Bone Marrow Transplant in December 2007.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. about 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had several rounds of chemo, each time was different. I would go through a week of chemo and 3 weeks of recovery all while in hosp...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • noahbug
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leuk...
    about 7 years ago
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    What about our unborn baby?

    Decision Point

    Once we were oficially diagnosed on Friday, December 13, 2002 by a bone marrow biopsy, we were counseled by various specialsts who i...

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    • noahbug
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leuk...
    about 7 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    At the time of my diagnosis, I was 22 weeks pregnant with my son. I had been experiencing frequent and extreme bone pain through my ...

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    • valedav
    • Experience with Fast Growing, Chronic ...
    about 7 years ago
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    Will Need Transplant

    Oh No

    Due to the mutation of chromosome (del 17p), my doctor told me that I would be referred to a transplant hospital at the end of my t...

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    • valedav
    • Experience with Fast Growing, Chronic ...
    about 7 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    Anti-nausea drugs injected with chemo worked great during treatment itself, however, for several days following the treatments, I ex...

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    • lisab
    • Experience with Leukemia
    about 7 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Four an a half years cancer free from transplant!

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