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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Life with Myeloma—April 11, 2022
Velcade and Green Tea: A Myeloma No-No
Life with Myeloma—September 17, 2021
The translocation of 4;14 is the most common high risk feature in myeloma. We share many facts in this important summary of t(4;14) myeloma and encourage you to join the Myeloma Crowd genetics study for this subgroup.
Myeloma 101—October 8, 2020
You've just been diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Here are the first questions you should ask your doctor.
Myeloma 101—September 23, 2020
All of the immunomodulators work a little differently to combat myeloma. Here's what researchers have learned about how pomalidomide works.
Myeloma 101—September 14, 2020
How does a myeloma patient know how well they responded to treatment? Here's a short summary of how the doctors define your response.
Life with Myeloma—August 11, 2020
Strategies you should have to get the proper nutrition during your multiple myeloma treatments
Myeloma 101—July 30, 2020
We all share our myeloma diagnosis in different ways. Here are a few things to think about when you share with others.
Life with Myeloma—March 5, 2020
You can still enjoy healthy food while you're on a neutropenic diet. Here are some tips to keep your food satisfying but safe.
Life with Myeloma—March 4, 2020
You'll live longer if you have a myeloma specialist on your team. Learn why having a myeloma specialist is a MUST for all patients.
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