• Luvs
    • Experience with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell...
    27 days ago
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    Day one of Stem Cell Transplant

    Celebration

    I’m now 6 months Post Stem Cell still weekly blood tests and doctors appointment

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    • gttngd
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Bone thinning (osteoporosis)

    Side Effects

    There are at least ten side effects on the list of side effects. I experienced side effects of chemotherapy, the stem cell transpla...

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    • gttngd
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Had to decide to have a stem cell transplant or not. Given a 50/50 chance of survival.

    Decision Point

    It was going to be a long arduous recovery and I was warned of it's difficult recovery. It took at least a year to regain my streng...

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    • gttngd
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Other

    Procedure or Surgery

    Stem cell transplant left me incapacitated for about 1 year.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • gttngd
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Lost 50 lbs & the ability to walk normally due to weakness in 2016. I had to have chemo for a stem cell transplant.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. 8 months ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    Transplant well very tired during the first 2 months post sct

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • jeffcole
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    9 months ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    14 days in the hospital after stem cell transplant. 10 days of misery than not to bad. Took a couple months to feel anywhere normal.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • car092360
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukem...
    about 1 year ago
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    Birthday

    Celebration

    Stem cell transplant on 4/9/19

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  2. about 1 year ago
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    Whether to have one or two stem cell transplants back to back or whether to have stem cell transplant at all

    Decision Point

    Decided on oncologist recommendation to do tandem stem cell transplants. Completed first one 01-05-2018 and second one 03-16-2018.

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  3. about 1 year ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    The stem cell transplant was effective for only 9 months. The cancer returned worse than before and treatment for relapse is ongoing.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Neri
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 1 year ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Multiple lines of chemo - VAD, velcade, dex, thalidomide, melphalan. Currently on a triple drug combo velcade dex thalidomide. Side ...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • DocDeb
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 1 year ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a text book perfect Stem Cell Transplant. It went much better than I anticipated. I would like to talk to others about the exp...

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