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Day (-)1

So this afternoon I’ve been given my high dose chemotherapy, a drug called melphalan. This is what they hope will send me back into remission! Unfortunately it’s a super harsh drug too, causes much immune system to disappear and will … Continue reading

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All go

So I arrived at the QE in Birmingham last night. It was a bit of a ghost town at 9pm but luckily that meant that security let Nick bring me up to the ward entrance and we could say our … Continue reading

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The Stem Cell Harvest v2 – Day 2 (post plerixafor)

So after Wednesday’s disappointment, I went back that evening to receive plerixafor, a £5000 injection that helps move the stem cells from the bone marrow back to the blood for harvest (so so grateful that we have the NHS in … Continue reading

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