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i just opened a Facebook Page built specifically for MM patients, caregivers, family, friends and anyone touched by this horrid illness. I posted some basic facts about MM, most you probably already know. I hope you'll pay it a visit and give me… Continue

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What is Multiple Myeloma?

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.

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Dex and Water Weight Gain

Started by Looper in General 5 hours ago. 0 Replies

Curious as to readers experiences in terms of how long it took after cessation of using Dex until the water weight gain subsided and you reverted back to normal weight?I am on 12 mg of Dex 2 days/wk, 3 weeks per month and it has added 11-14 pds of…Continue

Vice Special Report: Killing Cancer

Started by JerseyGyrl in General. Last reply by juli 6 hours ago. 1 Reply

My DBF and I have both watched this.  It was on HBO last night.  For any of you that missed it, you can see it here  It is very encouraging and I hope everyone here will watch it .God Bless,JerseyGyrl…Continue

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Started by loving parent in General. Last reply by loving parent 5 hours ago. 4 Replies

I am new to this blog but I can tell you that I feel so much better by reading all the Info here my daughter is getting her pic line in on Friday so they can give her the meds to increase her bone marrow before they do stem cell transplant .What can…Continue

D-Cep 96hour chemo drip

Started by Lina in General. Last reply by JerseyGyrl on Wednesday. 3 Replies

My mom decided to continue CHEMO. They r doing Dcep w/velcade. She just finished. She is OK. But very weak. I'm hoping for some strength for.

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"Dear Loving Parent I had my stem cell transplant done on September 26th 2014.  The shots they…"
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