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    Welcome to WhatNext, there are a lot of kind and helpful people here that are ready to answer your questions, offer support, and help you through your cancer experiences. Let us know how we can help!

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    Pat14 asked a questionMultiple Myeloma

    Stem cell transplant is an option for me. Has anyone had the experience of autoglous stem cell transplant they would share?

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      KancerKiller

      Good luck with your transplant! I hope you do great!

      11 days ago
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      Pat14

      Thank you!

      11 days ago
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      annetteOR

      Hi Pat14. It's great news that you're eligible for an SCT! As Lynniepoo said, all hospitals' procedures vary slightly, and also know and remember that each of our experiences varies slightly. What I consider to have been the best info offered to me by a past transplant patient was to go into the procedure as well and fit as your body allows. You'll be able to fight infections better and also regain your strength faster if you can go in having been eating nutritiously and doing whatever activity and movement you can in advance. The doctors gave me (quite a few of us on the floor, actually) the goal of walking one mile a day (10 times around the floor) every day I was hospitalized. (Full disclosure: I didn't ALWAYS meet it, LOL.) It's tough, but it's worth it! All the best!

      6 days ago
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    Pat14 shared an experience

    Side Effects (Cough): Short period of diarrhea. Imodium successful with one dose.

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    Pat14 shared an experience

    Procedure or Surgery (Surgery): Right axillary lymph node removed. Neg for cancer