DATE DIAGNOSED: 2004
TYPE OF AMYLOIDOSIS: Primary
LOCATION: Denver, Colorado
WHERE TREATED: Rocky Mountain Cancer Center PB/SL DR.
Frank & Dr Matous
SCT & High dose chemo. Day zero: April 9 04 - Two years out
D.O.B. 1956 = 50 years old
Sketch by Steve, drawn when undergoing
treatment in isolation.
Primary care Physician Dr. John H. Gale diagnosed the
Amyloidosis very quickly with the help of Kidney Doctor
Melissa Yanover. Dr Matous recommended a prompt SCT and High
Dose Chemo. In my case it was diagnosed and treated rather
Miracles do happen.
Very blessed! Praise the Lord Jesus Christ, the King of
Kings and Lord of Lords.
Main symptoms : fatigue, muscle cramps, hands and calves
of legs. Increased thirst for liquids, and a loss of taste
replaced by a bad taste and nausea. After Bone Marrow Transplant
and High Dose Chemo symptoms have gradually declined.
Keep the Faith