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Stem Cell Harvest – Day 1

Today was the start of the stem cell harvest process, all seemed to go well. My appointment was for 0800 CST but did not get in until 0820 and was off the machine by 1400. Mom was with me most of the day, I did get a nap in for about an hour or so. …

All Primed Up With Nowhere To Go!

I finally got the call from the BMT Nurse today, my CD34 counts were finally high enough to begin harvesting tomorrow! So far I have been pulsed, purged and now primed. I added the purged and primed as my own descriptors. The pusing was by the use of cytoxan to help drive down the m-protiens …