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    Celebration (Finished treatment): I left the hospital cancer free a month after BMT. Over the last year, I had one hospital stay for about a week due to illness and fever, etc. Other than that, 17 years later doing very well.

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    Procedure or Surgery (Bone Marrow Transplant): Donor was brother. No GVHD. No bad side effects. Did really well.

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    Radiation (External radiation ): Full body radiation. Really painful, sometimes unbearable. Mouth sores, extreme diarrhea, vomiting, muscle pain, bones hurt, burning from inside out.

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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Chemotherapy): This part I was in another hospital for 6 weeks preparing for a BMT. The chemo was much harsher and the side effects much worse.

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    Side Effects (Diarrhea): Had all the typical side effects: pain, diarrhea, etc. Worst part during this part was the fevers. Really high and really horrible.