Sao Paulo, Brazil; email@example.com
1944 / Class of '00 / Type: IgG, Kappa / Renal problems, BMT, remission / Last Update: 12/2000
(By his son, Fabio)
Edmundo was born in 1944 grew up in the city. He had a history of Padget's
Disease. In 1999 he developed renal problems and anemia (HB:4), along with
bone pain and fatigue.
On 1/26/2000, a Hematologist-Oncologist diagnosed him in
III-A Multiple Myeloma, Type IgG with Kappa. His creatinine and protein levels were very
high, and he had bone lesions. He was hospitalized at Israelita
Albert Einstein Hospital.
- VAD X 4: 1/28, 2/21, 4/3, 5/2/2000; Hemo numbers improved
- Cyclophosphamide - high dosage - 3g/m2 + GCSF (Granulokyne) to collect
- EDHAP X 1
- 9/2000: Autologous CD-34 stem-cell transplantation, with Melphalan 200 g/ml
- Aredia every month; control every two months
There were a few problems: Nausea with Cyclophosphamide; Hemorrhoids; Local
surgery after the 3rd VAD; Meningitis after Cyclophosphamide.
Now (12/26/2000), a year after diagnosis and 114 days after transplantation, he has
complete remission, and his hair is growing!
THANK GOD FOR EVERY DAY OF OUR JOURNEY !