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Hi, I'm Bess W
Thank you for posting. I don’t check in often. Nice to have a connection with someone going thru the same condition.

While on Velcade I had no appetite and food seriously made me gag.
In 4 months I lost 85 lbs. Not complaining about that at all! Dr. took me off Velcade. I was taking Revlimid and Dexamethasone as well. Symptoms eased up over the following few months.
Now I am on the 2…   Read more…

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