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I'm +16 Days After My Transplant. Anyone Else Get Tired Easily And Want To Sleep?
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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

People check your dates before replying! You may be replying to a five year old question! Granted an old answer may still be helpful to others, however note that it was an older question!

My Brother Had Agressive MM. He Went For 4 Chemo Session Then SCT And Then Another 4chemo Session. What His Chances Of Going In Remission?
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His latest PET CT showing activity.. there is minor increase from last. The doctor is suggesting to continue another 3 more chemo. Does anyone faced similar situation? Did anyone tried any other line of treatment?

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@A MyMyelomaTeam Member I sense slight panic and bewilderment in your thoughts and writings. Please do not worry and relax. Since I am the honorary consigliere of the South Philadelphia Mafiosi I will… read more

Should Stem Cell Transplant At Almost 69 Be The Way To Go, Or Should I Look At A Different Alternative . I’ve Was Diagnosed 10/02 2023.
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Since I had colon cancer and chemo back in 2000, along with my problems with my right hip, my risks were more than I was willing to take. My STC and Hematologist agree that newer drug therapies are… read more

Hello I Have A Question. Does The Pain Get Better After Treatment Is Finished??
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My husband was diagnosed with stage three multiple myeloma in early June He started treatment in July. He is still in so much pain and so tired all the time. Does the pain get better when treatment is complete?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Thanks for the answer Mark. Gives me hope.

Why Should I Have An Autologous Stem Cell Transplant When Scientific Studies Show It Does Nothing For Your Survivability?
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Scientific studies show that their is no difference in the survivability rate between those multiple myeloma patients that have the autologous stem cell transplant and those that do not. So--why has it become the "standard of care"; and, why should I heed my doctor's recommendation to have same?

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Although I appreciate your response, it is not based on scientific principals (personal experience versus a scientific study). If SCT is the "standard of care" or the recommended treatment, what is… read more

What Is The Treatment For Jaw Osteonecrosis?
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Left side of my face is so painful. Teeth are killing me. Have gone to the dentist and the X-rays show no decay. Hard to find a dental oncology specialist.

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Patricia so happy you found a Dr. a friend had good luck in Boston but not sure if you want to travel. See you soon🙏🏼

How Soon After Multiple Myeloma Diagnosis Did You Start Treatment? And What Treatment?
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Once my husband was diagnosed he started treatment within the first month. He had Revlimid, Velcade and Dexamethazone.

After Having A Stem Cell Transplant I Was Placed On . The Velcade Is Every Two Weeks. It's Making Me Very Sick.
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Energy. I'm thinking about stopping this medicine. Any advice on what I should do?

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I still take Revlemid. They increased the dosage from 5 mg to 20 mg.

What Is SCT As Part Of A Treatment Plan?
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Thank you, Mark. Your positive attitude is contagions. I’m grateful for you!

Does Anyone Have Experience With Chemo Through A Shot And Pills?
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Forgot to mention some very minor neuropathy in thumb and bottom of feet. Very very minor for me but others have had problems. Keep us posted!