What are Bone Marrow Transplants? List from Cancer Survivors

The below is a list that has been posted by the bloggers in this cancer community. There are 7577 cancer fighters that are members here. This is what they said, not what the doctors or nurses will tell you.

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Breast Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Breast Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

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1995 - autologous transplant
No, thank you.
If it would work, I would do it!
None yet
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Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

June 2015-- recovered but relapsed April 2016
Stem cell transplant August 22, 2007.
Stem cell transplant using my own cells. 6 days of chemo just before my stem cells were infused.
Cancer is in the marrow but waiting to see if chemo does the job
I have been evaluated for a bone-marrow transplant, although both my oncologist and the transplant specialists agree that "watch and wait" is the best course of action right now.
Autologous transplant, still undergoing, stay tuned
Will be having a Auto - SCT next month.
Stem cell transplant March 17, 2011
Auto SCT scheduled for October 2011
Family was tested for stem cell donor matches, none found. From Nat'l Donor Registry, found someone in PA.
Feb 22,2011 Isolation, Muscle weakness,Graft Versus Host Disease,Depression,Vision problems.
Will have procedure in August or September
Discussing stem cell transplant
None prescribed
Scheduled for an allogenic Mud stem cell transplant on October 17th 2012 which has been delayed until the 28th November 2012. Ok new plan is a MUD Allogeneic stem cell transplant from a Polish Donor in February 2013!
I had a stem cell transplant in May, 2013 after cancer returned in February, 2013.
Was scheduled to have a transplant.
BMT tentatively set for end of december early january.
Autologous, April 7, 2015, went really well
non- yet
Autologous Stem Cell Transplant with BEAM regimen and BEXXAR clinical trial 06/01/2009
Autologous transplant (self) Sept 1-19, Six days of Chemo and implanted on the 7th day. I had no reactions till the final chemo. Then the next week was lots of diarrhea with light nausea. I only vomited twice thankfully. It took awhile to get blood cells to start multiplying. They gave me 1 unit of plasma and 3 units of blood to keep the numbers up.
will need a transplant . Donner match my sister
i don't know if i am going to go for BMT but harvesting stem cell at the moment

Kidney Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Kidney Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

no treatment yet?
Waiting to find out if my brother is a match, if not, we will begin the world wide search.

Brain Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Brain Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

i didnt have any bone marrow transplants. But it was taken a lot.

Multiple Myeloma Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Multiple Myeloma Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

Autologous Stem Cell Transplant. September 5, 2008
May 2007 September 2007
Jan 2009
coming soon
The transplant was with my own stem cells the only problem was extreme nausia and vomiting.
May 1999-hospitalized for 6 weeks. One round of lymphatic high dose radiation followed by high dose chemo and stem cell donation from my sister.Engraftment problems and Graft vs Host disease delayed my recovery also a life threatening e-coli infection.
Stem Cell Transplant February 2015
Stem Cell Transplant - Melphalan
6/26/15 BMT, Malthalon chemo, horrible, nausea, diarrhea, tired, throat pain, unable to eat, weakness, hair loss,
Trnsplant was 2/11/16. My own stem cells were used. Except for the long stay and not being able to go out for 100 days after the transplant, there were not major side effects. I now take Revelmid to keep me in remission.

Liver Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Liver Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

i will tell you

Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

feb 21st 2008- bad gvhd problems!!!
December 19, 2008 - Stem Cell Transplant Side Effects include being weak, and horrible mouth sores
Transplant Dec 31st 2008
sept 06 I recieved marrow from unrelated doner had a little trouble gitting my counts up enough to go home was in for about 45 days but I got to go home week and under weight had a few bisters but they went away in a week or two also I got ghv which apeared as lesions and Im still being treated for this otherwise Im not on any medicines
Stem Cell Transplant Dec 10, 2008
testing starts May 24th and Chemo starts June 7th nd finaly the Transplant happens on June 17th 2010
Most intense fatigue with most potential for infection. I went through it really well. Minimal side effects. Hoohah!
tenatively scheduled for Sept 2010
May 5th bone marrow transplant. Side effects: mouth sores where everything had to be taken intravenously. Mucouscitus so bad that I had a tube constantly in my mouth for two days to prevent choking.
So far just one, three years ago.
Thank God, I did not have to go through this procedure yet.
January 2010. Weakness. Mild GVH.
Transplant will be JAnuary 25, 2012
23 August 2013. Matched-Un-Related-Donor (MUD) Transplant. Side effects were (and are) fatigue, mucousitis, GVHD of the skin
On hold
Allogenic BMT, June 27, 2012. Side effects: Long-term nausea, weight loss, severe fatigue, mild rash. So far so good!
vaso vagal reaction, otherwise went well.
I'm waiting on a donor match for a Stem Cell transplant. I'll update this when it happens.
I had 2 bone marrow transplants. One was of cord blood, which failed because my white blood cells would not go up at all. Second transplant was still a MUD, from my mom's 50% matched.
Had a stem cell transplant in August of 2016. Suffered kidney disease as the result of transplant or chemo right before the transplant. Kidney problem lasted for three weeks and then went away. In October I was diagnosed with graft vs. host disease (intestinal). I was on Methylprednisolone until the end of November. In December GVHD symptoms came back, so I was put back on steroids until the end of February of 2017. In March I developed shingles, and was treated with for that with antiviral IV meds in the hospital and then for two weeks at home. I still have some rash from shingles (June 2017), but it's not too bad.
Dec21,2012 Half match 50% from my daughter 18 yrs old at time.She said Mom you gave me life so now i will give you life.
Allogeneic stem cell transplant, 07/22/2017
Planned once in remission. Sister and one other unrelated individual are 100% match.

Testicular Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Testicular Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

had no treatment

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

Bone marrow transplant 7-18-01

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

Will have a transplant January 2008
Unrelated Allogeniec Stem-Cell Transplant August 18th, 2010 Neutropenia Mucositis (Mouth Sores) Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting Easily Fatigued Change in taste Anxiety
Awaiting a transplant. In the process of finding a donor. My siblings were not a match, but I had several matches in the registery.
Related allogeneic transplant
I had a BMT on September 6, 2009 with my brother being the donor. The only significant side effect I had was a bad mouth sore. I did also have tiredness and nausea and vomiting which was kept under control by zofran. I never had a fever or infection causing me to be readmitted to the hospital. (I know. It's not fair right?! Mine was a very unusual and miraculous experience.)

Anal Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Anal Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

My bone pain is increasing. Hips and surrounding joints.

Sarcoma Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Sarcoma Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

Upcoming so none yet

Throat Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Throat Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

Not discussed.

Hodgkins Lymphoma Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Hodgkins Lymphoma Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

Trying to shrink tumors down to nil before going ahead with stem cell transplant. I now will be needing an outside donor transplant.
I received an autologous transplant in October 2007, which means my own stem cells were used for the transplant. Before starting the chemotherapy I had to harvest my stem cells. The procedure started with a series of growth factor injections which I had to administer myself. I was proud of myself because I am scared of needles and in Port Elizabeth I refused to inject myself (when white blood count is low, you have to be injected with the growth factor). These injections stimulate the bone marrow to produce stem cells. To harvest the stem cells intravenous lines were inserted in both my arms and my blood was filtered through a machine. The machine separates blood and stem cells. The blood returns to your body and the stem cells are collected in a bag. The procedure took 8 hours. The time may vary depending on the amount of stem cells collected. I had to go back the following day for a further 8 hours. The process is not painful and you feel normal while on the machine. I guess the most difficult part is not being able to move around while on the machine. The stem cells were frozen and stored.After the harvest of the stem cells I could start with chemotherapy. In October 2007 I was admitted to the bone marrow transplant unit. I received my last series of chemotherapy (5 days of chemo) which was followed by receiving my stem cells. This procedure is similar to a blood transfusion. I was quite sick during the month in the transplant unit. I experienced mucositus, diarrhoea, nausea, fevers, low white blood and platelet count and loss of appetite, but with time everything got better and since my discharge from hospital everything has gone well. So far I have had no problems.
Autologous stem cell transplant
Happening as we speak. I'll keep you updated.
Autologous HSCT (Hematopoietic Stem Cell Tranplant) on 2011 August 1.
as noted above
BCNU, Cytoxan, Etoposide followed by autologous stem cell transplant on 1/20/1993. No compilations. Hospitalization less than 35 days.
Do not need one, had a bone marrow biopsy and it came back negative. For once, their were tears of joy.
autologous stem cell transplant, December of 2008
3/ 2012 stem cell transplant
I am scheduled for a bone marrow transplant February 19
severe diahrea, fatigue, depression, BMT can last up to 30 days
14th September, 2015. Stemcells collected and stored for transplant, to begin, after radiation is completed.
Autogulous Stem Cell Transplant March 2015 the usual
Autologous Stem Cell Transplant 2013: Side effects: hospitalized for pneumonitis caused by a chemotherapy agent given during transplant. I was discharged home with oxygen for two weeks. Approximately one year later, I had a septic infection that centralized in my bones (Septic arthritis) and underwent emergency surgery on my right shoulder and left foot. In December 2016, I had a bowel obstruction surgery to remove a long segment of bowel and my appendix. Since the transplant my AST, ALTs have continued to rise. My kidney function has also declined.

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

waiting either for a stem cell transplant or a BMT
July 1, 2010 - Allogenic non related donor 80% match In November 2010 I was diagnosed with GVHD of the skin and just finished taking prednisone last week. Yay!

Bile Duct Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Bile Duct Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

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Leukemia Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Leukemia Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

Patiently waiting for myself but donating for my daughter in the next few weeks who has leukemia

Myelodysplastic Syndrome Cancer Bone Marrow Transplants

What Myelodysplastic Syndrome Cancer Survivors said about their Bone Marrow Transplants.

march 24.2009 with cells from my sister
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