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HealthTree University: Starting Treatment (Part 3 of 3)
Posted: Sep 24, 2020
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Below are some video excerpts from our HealthTree University curriculum to help you learn more about these important areas of your disease. By creating a HealthTree account, in HealthTree University you can:

  • Save and keep track of your progress in the courses
  • Get points for answering quiz questions
  • Bookmark videos
  • Take notes
  • Earn prizes [COMING SOON]
  • And get access to all the other incredible features of HealthTree!


6.11 - How is maintenance therapy adapted to myeloma risk?


6.12 - How do I know if I am responding to treatment or in remission?


6.13 - What tests are used to assess response to treatment?


6.14 - When should a patient consider changing a therapy?


6.15 - What are the different catheters and ports?


We’d like to thank our faculty who donated their time in creating these videos, including:

  • Sagar Lonial, MD, FACP of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
  • Peter Voorhees, MD of Levine Cancer Institute
  • Aaron Rosenberg, MD, MS of UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Adam Cohen, MD of Penn Medicine - Abramson Cancer Center
  • Jeffrey Zonder, MD of Karmanos Cancer Institute
  • Angela Dispenzieri, MD of Mayo Clinic, Rochester
  • Rafael Fonseca, MD of Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale
  • Saad Usmani, MD, FACP of Levine Cancer Institute
  • Natalie Callander, MD of University of Wisconsin
  • Mike Thompson, MD, PhD, FASCO of Advocate Aurora Health
  • Omar Nadeem, MD of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Ajai Chari, MD of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Jesus Berdeja, MD of Sarah Cannon Research Institute 

Want more?

We have over 200 HealthTree University videos online at! Learn the basics (and the not-so-basics) of myeloma from some of the top myeloma doctors in the world!

Other HealthTree University Classes:

  1. Myeloma Basics Part 1
  2. Myeloma Basics Part 2
  3. Myeloma Basics Part 3
  4. Building Your HealthCare Team
  5. Becoming an Empowered Patient
  6. Starting Myeloma Treatment
  7. Autologous Stem Cell Transplant (ASCT)
  8. Precursor Conditions
  9. Relapsed and Refractory MM Treatment
  10. Myeloma Bone Disease
  11. Testing, Monitoring MM Markers
  12. [BETA] Multiple Myeloma Genetics and Precision Medicine
  13. Classes of Myeloma Drugs
  14. [BETA] COVID-19 and Multiple Myeloma
The author Cynthia Chmielewski

about the author
Cynthia Chmielewski

Cynthia (Cindy) 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. You can follow her on Twitter @myelomateacher

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