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Myeloma or Multiple Myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells which are responsible for producing antibodies. Abnormal cells accumulate in the bone marrow, which then results to the interference of the production of normal blood cells.
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.
With all the bad we hear on the news, today I heard something good....actually, something GREAT!!This weekend, Eric Gelber is running for Multiple Myeloma, 48 hours, non-stop, 200 miles, 33 laps around New York City's Central Park. A friend's…Continue
Fall is coming (to the Northern hemisphere, that is), and the leaves are starting to turn. If you have a favorite fall memory, please share it with us.Mine is apple picking at Butler Farm with my children in Maryland, and getting them cider and…Continue
My good friend Chait Razdan started a company that makes arm bands that go over PICC Lines. You can customize the arm bands for a charity you want to support (hello Ben's Friends) or for a message you want to spread. It's a cool new medical product…Continue
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