The quality of life in patients with multiple myeloma is quite variable. Age and other related diseases all combine to affect the patient's ability to live a normal life. Patients blood counts. Most people recover from these things and can live a good remaining life. One can not give survival length unless we know much more regarding the actual disease related factors, his co-morbidity issues, his functioning prior to all this and several other specific measurements of his myeloma disease stage- where is the disease in the body, amount of disease, bone involvement, neurologic involvement, blood chemistry, kidney function, etc. These are questions you can ask your doctor.
who are on Revlimid can have blood clots and blood cell suppression as well as effects on the immune system. I believe he is on isolation due to his ongoing infection and maybe the