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?
I’m going to try this
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
I have not had a scat I was diagnosed in 2019 and I have not gotten in remission yet
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.
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
Dianne hopefully you get the same results,good luck.
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
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
Why do MM patients suffer from so much pain while going through treatment? Does this mean that the treatment isn't effective?
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
This is what I'm currently taking, although in remission since December. So no more Chemo right now.
When do you generally begin maintenence therapy after a SCT?
I started mine less than 2 weeks after ASCT