Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant as a Treatment for Breast Cancer


April 3 1995
This was the first of 30 radiation treatments to follow. At this point Susanne's weight had gone down from 50 kg to 40 kg. Hair growth had slowly started again. However, the nails on both hands and feet, seemed to loosen the top layer at the roots.

May 10th 1995
This was the last day of radiation treatment. The skin around the arm pits was quite red, and some pealing had started.

A week or so earlier, Susanne had started coughing a lot. As it turned out it would stay with her for 3-4 weeks. The theory was that it was pneumonia, caused by a virus only seen in patients who have received chemotherapy. Codeine vas given, to stop the coughing.

Circulation problems in the feet appeared.

After the last day, Susanne was given a box of Tamoxifen by the doctor. She is going to take Tamoxifen for the next two years.

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