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Top 10 Search Results for "Radiation therapy"

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New Myeloma Patient
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

I am starting treatment next week with VRd. I have bone lesions and bone pain, will the treatment help the pain? Does the VRd have bad side effects?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

I’m going to try this

Hello MM Family I Would Like To Know Why Do Some Patients Have To Get Radiation With Multiple Myeloma And Some Don’t?
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyMyelomaTeam Member

My T-12 is 70% damaged from fracture and couldn’t be repaired. When I bend over to put on shoes my ribs sometimes pitches something and it the worse damn pain in the world it last for about 30-40… read more

How Long After Diagnosis Did Everyone, Get A SCT?
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyMyelomaTeam Member

I have not had a scat I was diagnosed in 2019 and I have not gotten in remission yet

Bone Pain
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

Just starting my VRd treatment. Should these meds help alleviate my back pain or make it worse? I’m on hydrocodine-Acetaminiphine but doesn’t seem to help much.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Dawn
On top of pain meds, try Curcumin which helps with inflammation and progression with MM and a calcium supplement like Solaray's Collagen Bone Complete. When I take calcium my spine feels better.… read more

Has Anyone Done Car T
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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Dianne hopefully you get the same results,good luck.

Lytic Lesions & Radiation
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Has anyone had a lesion return after being radiated? It's been 2.5 yrs since the radiation, 1 yr since ASCT. The lesion is on the occipital condyle (worst bone to break). They could not radiate it entirely the 1st time, as it is too close to the brain stem. It is back, supposedly the same one. The neurologist made an appt. with the Rad. Oncologist. He sees the reg. Oncologist next week. His labs have all been good.😟 I'm assuming since they could not get all of it the 1st time, it will keep… read more

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

He had his Oncology appt. Dr. said "what"? Called head of Radiology. Lesion is NOT back, it is healing. Radiologist either did not read correctly, or the report was typed wrong, not quite sure. Dr… read more

Multiple Myloma Pain
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

Why do MM patients suffer from so much pain while going through treatment? Does this mean that the treatment isn't effective?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

My pain came from pathological fractures and tumors in the bones very uncomfortable to say the least. Radiation helped immensely with that I did end up having to have surgery for a collapsed cervical… read more

How Are MM Lesión Treated In Spine, Ribs And Neck Area?
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyMyelomaTeam Member

This is what I'm currently taking, although in remission since December. So no more Chemo right now.

Maintenance Therapy After Stem Cell Transplant
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When do you generally begin maintenence therapy after a SCT?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

I started mine less than 2 weeks after ASCT

How Do You Handle The Pain? Back, Hip, Spine, Etc.
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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Thank you!