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I am interested to learn from those who have had a stem cell transplant for AML or any leukemia for that matter. I would like to ask what you percent of donor cells did you have after transplant? How long since your transplant. Anyone who transplant has not cured? Thanks for any information.
I'm almost at my 2 year anniversary of my stem cell transplant (!), I'm still immunosuppressed, and I'm supposed to get the COVID vaccine soon. I was wondering if any stem cell transplant recipients have gotten the vaccine and do they have any side effects? Or anyone who is still immunosuppressed and has gotten the vaccine experienced side effects? I'm excited to worry less about getting COVID but I'm nervous about being put in the hospital for side effects of the vaccine. Any insights would be… read more
I had both of the Moderna shots and felt fine afterwards. No symptoms but I'm on prednisone and that makes it so that my immune system doesn't respond as well to the vaccine. I'll have to continue… read more
I thought I was too old at 70 but my doctor said that people are having transplants that are even older than I am. I am almost 6 months from transplant and am feeling fine except I have minor… read more
During my initial one month hospitalization where I underwent a week of 7/3 chemotherapy I lost 20 lbs. In the 6 weeks out of the hospital I have put on 24 pounds. I am curious how much weight I can expect to loose with the 3-4 week hospital stay post transplant. I am tentatively scheduled for my transplant the end of this month. Thanks in advance.
When I asked my oncologist how aml changed my life expectancy, she said she didn't want me to have negative thoughts so she didn't want to answer the question. So, I did some research and learned the average is 5 years. Talk to me about this! Please
I have yet to see any comment or information offered about TPLL, a form of lukemia. It would be extremely helpful to hear from people who have this diagnosis and who have had treatment with the drug Campath or had a stem cell transplant..
I was diagnosed with CMML-0 in Feb of 2017. I continue to be on "Watch and Wait." In fact, I saw my hema/onco doctor last week and he had an assistant Dr with him. The assistant Dr told me that… read more
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