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After A Stem Cell Transplant, What Was Or Is The First Vaccinated Shot You Received. My Doctor Wants Me To Start With The Covid Shot?

After A Stem Cell Transplant, What Was Or Is The First Vaccinated Shot You Received. My Doctor Wants Me To Start With The Covid Shot?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Thank you Pap, my shots begin next month which will make it six months from my SCT. And I’m starting with either the Flu, pneumonia or Covid Shot. My SCT Doctor doesn’t care which one I start with… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Donor Stem Cell?

Donor Stem Cell?

Has anyone had the donor stem cell transplant for mm? My mom is potentially doing this and would love to know if anyone has been through it or know someone?
She had one stem cell already with her own but only last 6 months in remission.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

My onoglist opp out stem call ,becaue i was 69 when i was diagnosed,i know several people that had the transplant that only had remission for 6 months or maybe a year,yet i have had remission for 5… read more

posted over 1 year ago

I’m Scheduled To Have A Stem Cell Transplant Next Month, And Wanted To Know If The Process Was Rough Or Easy?

I’m Scheduled To Have A Stem Cell Transplant Next Month, And Wanted To Know If The Process Was Rough Or Easy?

How long does it take for the immune system to rebound?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

My husband had it 2yrs ago and is doing kyprlis maintenance every other week and is in remission. I suggest to when they have you do the ice it is miserable but he didn't get any sores in his mouth… read more

posted about 2 months ago

Medicare And Stem Cell Colection And Transplant Costs

Medicare And Stem Cell Colection And Transplant Costs

How much of Stem Cell Transplant and Stem Cell Collection/ Storage does Medicare pay for and how much is the patient's responsibility?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Thanks for the information. Talk about cost prohibitive. We'll have to think about that one.

posted 3 days ago

What Age Is Too Old For A Stem Cell Transplant

What Age Is Too Old For A Stem Cell Transplant

Is there an age maximum for Stem Cell Transplant?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

My doctor says that eligibility at UCLA has more to do with the condition that a person is in rather than the age of the patient.

posted over 1 year ago

Is A Stem Cell Transplant Inevitable?

Is A Stem Cell Transplant Inevitable?

I am newly diagnosed I have stage 1 MM. doctor is putting me a few meds which is saying is a low form of chemo. and Suggested I go get stem cells ready in case I may need a SCT. Is it inevitable that as this progresses I will definitely have to do the stem cell transplant?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

I did RVD for 2 months, but Revlimid gave me fevers every 4-5 days, sun sensitivity, and rash. Dropped rhe Revlimid and did 2 months of just VD. My MM specialist did a BMB after the first 2 months… read more

posted 3 days ago

Other Options Rather Than Stem Cell Transplant

Other Options Rather Than Stem Cell Transplant

Oncologist preparing for stem cell transplant for my husband, but after careful research, he does not know if he wants to undergo such a grueling procedure which has no guarantee of remission. He is doing quite well with his weekly chemo treatments which have astounded his doctors. Has anyone used alternative measures other than stem cell transplant, and instead decided on another version of treatment. We are so overwhelmed and indecisive about this.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

I am happy for you

posted 4 days ago

I Need More Information On Stem Cell Transplant, Please.

I Need More Information On Stem Cell Transplant, Please.

we went to a consultation yesterday on stem cell transplant and we need more information on the procedure

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Hi Greg
MRD Negative is no measurable cancer. If your Ig is still bad after your SCT, then the continuing maintenance meds may work at bringing that back to normal over time. Once all your MM levels… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Does Stem Cell Transplant Help

Does Stem Cell Transplant Help

I have stem cells collected and stored since May 2018. Waiting for transplant. Do I have to get a dental Clarence done?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

@A MyMyelomaTeam Member after my SCT’s everything tasted like sawdust dry and powdery and now the week after my monthly chemo everything tastes tinny but appetite is still good. Yeah you won’t have… read more

posted 10 months ago