Wednesday, December 21, 2011

After three days the total count is

1.6 million stem cells collected. 2 more days to go. Going into this the concern was that my chemo drugs would make it tough to get stem cells. That is proving true. Originally the goal was 10 million, but now we're aiming for 2 million, which would be enough for one transplant.

On the positive side, my creatinin is down to 6.6....meaning my kidneys continue to improve and the cancer is lessening.

The night time shot I get is supposed to pump out the stem cells, but it also makes me feel crappy. Just two days to go. We're hanging in there.

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Berenson Oncology Success Rate

 Some reading about my myeloma specialist's success rate. A press release and an article from Targeted Oncology.