For full disclosure, there is a very good change this may change, but here is my pre-transplant schedule:
Monday, February 23, 2015
Pulmonary Function Test
MRI and Chest x-ray
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Appt with Dr. Burt
Wednesday, February 25th through Sunday, March 8th
Free time to get everything we will need as well as work remotely. It is recommended that I stay in Chicago in the event that they will require further testing that wasn’t expected.
Monday, March 9, 2015
Admitted into Hospital for 1 night to have Chemo #1 as part of Mobilization
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 – Thursday, March 18, 2015
This nearly 8 days, is filled with at home (hotel) injections, and rest to get my stemmies moving out into my blood. Control pain and monitoring temperature. If counts drop low enough, I will be on some restrictions.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Temporary Catheter Placement in my neck.
Followed by proceeding directly to the Blood Center to have labs drawn and to begin stem cell harvest.
Friday, March 20th (if not enough stem cells are collected).
ADDITIONAL DATE FOR STEM CELL HARVEST (this is in the event that all needed stem cells are not collected
In a 1 day process.
Saturday, March 21, 2015 – Monday, March, 30, 2015
Possibility of traveling home for a week at this point
Tuesday, March 31, 2014
Triple Lumen PICC Line Placement
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
This begins the long process of
Admit for Stem Cell Transplantation
More information to follow on this