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Old Sun Jun 5, 2016, 04:47 PM
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Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Florida
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Smile Enrolled in the Clinical Trial

I enrolled in the clinical trial. I will have the blood drawn for the first (of three) "CD34+ mixed chimerism analysis" on Tuesday, 7 June. The results are supposed to be back in approximately 1 week. If the chimerism is less that 90% the study literature (consent form) says I will start the Lenalidomide at 2.5 mg for a 28 day cycle (taking the drug for 21 days and then skipping 7 days till the next cycle begins) within 5 days.

This is not the normal chimerism test that is routinely done and not "standard of care". It is a test that was developed at Shands at the University of Florida. I have been told it is expensive.


Prostate Cancer: Treated in early 2013 with HDR Brachytherapy. MDS-RCMD: Oct 2014. Biopsies: 46,XY,t(7;18)[2]: 46,XY,del(7)( q22)[3]: 45,XY,-7[6]: 45,XY,-7[10]: 45,XY,-7[13]. HSCT in April 2016.
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