Just a quick post to answer a couple of questions...I haven't had a stem cell transplant. I did have my stem cells harvested and frozen, but at this time not planning to do a transplant. With my kidneys as they are, a transplant would likely destroy them. I'm not in complete remission from chemo, but am in partial remission. The goal is to get my numbers low enough where we scale back on the heavy duty chemo and get me onto a maintenance program, which would likely be revlimid and velcade.
Gary Peterson is a fellow myleoma patient. He has a website that discusses myeloma survival rates; comparing doctors, hospitals, etc. It...
I no longer work, but I did work for over 6 years while managing my disease. For a while, I had some real challenges with human resources. I...