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About tyfn

From December 2019 I've been on Darzalex (daratumumab) IV chemo with Velcade (Bortezomib) injection chemo + dexamethasone. Have Multiple Myeloma + anemia, a rare incurable cancer of the immune system. Life goal: To spread awareness about Multiple Myeloma through my self-portraits. UBC MSc Grad.

July blood test results – Loving my single digits

So happy to still have low numbers. Loving my single digits big time. My July blood test results show that my cancer levels (m protein) increased a bit again, but I’m not concerned. Recall that June was 5 and July … Continue reading

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June blood test results – Reasonably stable

I’m extremely late again with posting my June blood test results (from 4 weeks ago). I’m getting my energy back each day and still get fatigued due to my cancer. My cancer levels (m protein) were 5, up a bit … Continue reading

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Cycle 8: May blood test results – Cancer levels increased again

I’m late updating my May blood test results. My cancer levels increased again from 3 in April to between 3 and 4 this month. However, all good, I’m happy chemo is over for now. I saw my Myeloma Specialist and … Continue reading

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Cycle 7: April blood test results – Cancer levels increased

Apologies for being late sharing my April blood test results. Unfortunately my cancer levels increased a bit. Not freaked out. This chemo has been a rockstar fighting my cancer since October, so no complaints here. I’ve done very well since … Continue reading

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Cycle 6: March blood test results – Cancer levels dropped again

Good News! My March blood test results show that my cancer levels dropped. They are now between 1 and down down from 3 in February. This chemo continues to slay my cancer. Fatigue makes thinking and doing challenging, but I’m … Continue reading

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