Evan had one of his regular visits to his specialist today, and the news was all good! It’s been 10 months since the marrow transplant and the donor’s immune system is now at almost full strength. This means he is no longer at risk from bacterial infection, and has only … Continue reading
After seven months, Evan was released from hospital on Friday 28th September. During this time he has spent two months in intensive care, undergone two rounds of chemotherapy, two stomach operations, a bone marrow transplant and many complications and fevers. Despite all this he is in good shape except for … Continue reading
Evan has his first day pass from hospital after the bone marrow transplant. He is locked off from his drip, goes home for about 10 hours and then returns in the evening to be reconnected to the drip.
It’s now five weeks since Evan had his bone marrow transplant. So far there have been no host-versus-graft symptoms, with the only problems being fevers.
Evan has bone marrow transplant at Westmead Hospital. It is a minor procedure after all he has been through.
Evan had been re-admitted to Westmead Hospital following a leukaemia relapse. This time the only option is a bone marrow transplant. This will be preceded by rounds of preparatory chemotherapy.