Every single person who gets myeloma first has a precursor condition, and many people go through a precursor condition of myeloma called smoldering myeloma before full blown myeloma ever develops. There has been controversy about when exactly smoldering myeloma becomes active myeloma. The line gets even blurrier when you talk about high-risk smoldering myeloma. Learn here from these world experts as they discuss these important precursor conditions!
Below are some video excerpts from our HealthTree University curriculum to help you learn more about these important areas of your disease. We invite you to watch them all, and also visit HealthTree University and creating a HealthTree account. By creating a HealthTree account, in HealthTree University you can:
We’d like to thank our faculty who donated their time in creating these videos, including:
We have over 200 HealthTree University videos online at university.healthtree.org! Learn the basics (and the not-so-basics) of myeloma from some of the top myeloma doctors in the world!
4 Building Your Healthcare Team
5 Becoming an Empowered Patient
7 Autologous Stem Cell Transplant (ASCT)
9 Relapsed and Refractory MM Treatment
10 Know Your Therapy [BETA]
12 Blood and Urine Testing in Myeloma
14 MRD Testing
15 Basic Genetics and Cancer Biology
17 Types of Genetic Testing in Myeloma
19 COVID-19 and Multiple Myeloma [BETA]
about the author
Cynthia Chmielewski is a professional educator and myeloma advocate. As a former teacher, she now teaches myeloma patients how to advocate for themselves as the Director of HealthTree University.