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Myeloma or Multiple Myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells which are responsible for producing antibodies. In multiple myeloma, collections of abnormal plasma cells accumulate in the bone marrow, where they interfere with the production of normal blood cells. Most cases of myeloma also feature the production of a paraprotein, an abnormal antibody which can cause kidney problems. Bone lesions and hypercalcemia (high calcium levels) are also often encountered.
It's been a quiet group this summer. I hope this means that all of you are well and enjoying friends and families. We have a good number of members who would like to hear from you, whether times have been good or bad. Please check in and let us know…Continue
Dear Multiple Myeloma Patients, Supporters, and Advocates: Please provide this information to your support groups and online groups. Our organization is seeking people who have been diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma within the last 4-12 months to…Continue
I came across this article that I thought might be of interest to many of you.Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Multiple Myeloma: Guidelines from the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation…Continue
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