• bill490
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukem...
    over 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Initial treatment with Hydroxy Urea, then Gleevec, and now I have been on Tasigna for about 1 year.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. over 7 years ago
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    Gleevec

    Clinical Trial

    first 6 months after diagnosed was on traditional interferron and chemo shots and got progressively worse after 6 months I was switc...

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  2. over 7 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    she is still here,, but my wife will not admit i have a problem and does not want to be around me, no sex, no long walks no dinner d...

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  3. over 7 years ago
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    Birthday

    Celebration

    My son turned 2 while i was improving

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  4. over 7 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    feeling best i have ever felt in my life, stopped by doctor to get standard bloodwork for for my employer. went from top of the worl...

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    • RDP
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    The bone marrow transplant it self is very easy. Once a match is found, the transplant procedure is simply a 30-45 minute IV drip of...

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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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    • RDP
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Where to have my Bone Marrow Transplant

    Decision Point

    After having my first cancer treatment (surgery and HD Chemotherapy) at Scripps Green hospital in San Diego, I was very comfortable ...

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    • RDP
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My first rare cancer (desmoplastic small round cell tumor-DSRCT), which was a softball sized tumor in the upper abdomen was surgical...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Meara
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia...
    almost 8 years ago
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    I can have babies!

    Celebration

    Three years ago I met the man who is now my husband. While we were dating, I talked to him about my diagnosis and told him that I c...

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    • Meara
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Fertility

    Loss

    This was the most difficult of my journey with cancer. A year after I started taking my medication, around the same time that my do...

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    • Meara
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I take a medication called Gleevec. I have taken this drug every day since I was diagnosed... nearly nine years! I am fortunate be...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Meara
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    My diagnosis came as a shock. I had always been a healthy young girl, and I was thriving as a busy and active college sophomore. I...

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