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Old Fri May 9, 2014, 05:41 PM
bailie bailie is offline
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Several reasons:

1) Other health problems that prevent the transplant.

2) Difficulty in finding a donor.

3) Cost .... they quoted me at $433,000.

4) Risk .... it is a roll of the dice and the stakes are high. It is a very difficult procedure for most people. Very few sail through it smoothly.
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age 70, dx RAEB-2 on 11-26-2013 w/11% blasts. 8 cycles Vidaza 3w/Revlimid. SCT 8/15/2014, relapsed@Day+210 (AML). Now(SCT-Day+1005). Prepping w/ 10 days Dacogen for DLI on 6/9/2017.
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