Multiple Myeloma can be a complex cancer. Myeloma 101 articles help you understand myeloma basics so you are well equipped to find a good care team, ask appropriate questions and become your own best advocate.
Learn what labs to watch out for, common side effects of therapy, how to discuss your treatment plan with your doctor, the different types of myeloma, how myeloma is staged and how myeloma is commonly treated.
You will also learn why clinical trials are a potential treatment option, how to ask for the help you need and how to find a multiple myeloma specialist, who should be part of your care team.
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In today's myeloma, there are a variety of drug classes, therapies, and treatments that can be used to treat your myeloma. Learn more!
The symptoms of multiple myeloma are easy to miss. How can we inform our communities and loved ones about the symptoms so they are aware?
Dexamethasone is used in many myeloma treatments, but why? What effectiveness does it have in treating multiple myeloma?
Learn what thrombocytopenia is and how it can affect multiple myeloma patients.
When a diagnosis like multiple myeloma turns your life around, you often wonder what the prognosis or longevity of the myeloma patient might be.
Learn what constitutes a relapse in multiple myeloma, and what the difference is between biochemical progression and clinical relapse.
Myeloma patients benefit from a PET/CT Scan when monitoring or assessing their multiple myeloma. Learn why.
Neutrophils are the most common form of white blood cells that are the first line of defense against injury or infection.
Anemia is a condition where there are not enough healthy red blood cells to move sufficient oxygen throughout your body.