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Bronchoscopy for lung GVHD

Rather than trying to find the time to catch up and do things in the correct chronological order, I’m just going to post this now. A lot of health issues have gradually come to the surface over the past few … Continue reading

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Striving for Balance

Endeavouring to find balance seems to be my current new way of life… and doing a lot of wobbling in the process. On a medical level, the doctors have been striving for balance of the Ciclosporin (immune-suppressant) dosage. They needed to … Continue reading

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“A walk in the park…”

These were the words uttered by my consultant a couple of weeks ago, in relation to my forthcoming allogeneic (donor) stem cell transplant… “It will be like a walk in the park compared to the autologous (my own cells) transplant.” … Continue reading

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What happens next?

Although I’ve hinted, I’ve not yet written about what happens after this round of treatment on Velcade. Those of you with Myeloma or other blood cancers will know or guess what’s on the cards, but for the rest of you, … Continue reading

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Pricks and possibilities…

I went to see the nurse at my GP surgery on Monday for the first of a round of new vaccinations I need now that it’s six months following the stem cell transplant, which would have wiped out all the … Continue reading

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