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Never give up.

Posted by Armando Abrero on April 20, 2014 at 3:54am 0 Comments

Just wanted to share this inspiring video.

Laugh often. Love a lot. Be strong. Never give up.…



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What is 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.


Kidney problems with MM

Started by Constance in General on Saturday. 0 Replies

is anyone dealing with elevated creatine numbers and are you following a kidney friendly diet??looking for a reliable site on this topic andAnd also wonder if it is still okay to juice organic carrotsMy husband has been on revlimid since shortly…Continue

Pain medication

Started by lievie in General. Last reply by lievie 14 hours ago. 21 Replies

Hi everyone.I was wondering how everybody deals with the pain that accomplishes so many of us MM patients. My pain started in my upper back where I had three tumors on my spine and many lesions throughout my spine and ribs. The worst of the pain has…Continue

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Support Groups

Started by JerseyGyrl in General. Last reply by juli Mar 31. 1 Reply

Since MM can most definitely take a toll emotionally, I'm curious how many of you attend support group meetings.  Do you feel they are beneficial?  If so, why?Thanks,JerseyGyrlContinue

Do you get a blood thinner with Revlimid?

Started by Liz in General. Last reply by lievie Apr 15. 2 Replies

Hello everyone.Have been treated with Velcade 25mg and Dex on and off since August of 2012. Very few weeks off in between because the numbers did not warrant a temporary remission.Light chains went up and now Revlimid has been added at 10mg.…Continue

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"Hi Madisson,  Yes, 15 mg sounds wayyy much for you, the only good thing from too much Revlimid…"
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"Cherie, good to hear from you as usual. I'VE been having some chemo side effects from…"
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"Good Morning Lievie, I look so forward to chatting w/ you. I was also told I had a cute head.(lol)…"
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"Lievie, Forgot to mention 3yrs. ago had tumor growing out of sacral bone from with-in bone. It was…"
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"Lievie, what a story! Such a young age w/ children to raise, at 73 I've raised mine. I can…"
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"I admire the fact that you can do yoga etc. Every time I tried anything, I'd break a bone.…"

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Pain medication

Posted by lievie on April 15, 2014

3 Do you get a blood thinner with Revlimid?

Do you get a blood thinner with Revlimid?

Posted by Liz on March 29, 2014

4 Support Groups

Support Groups

Posted by JerseyGyrl on March 31, 2014

5 How to stay positive? Depression? Is this normal??

How to stay positive? Depression? Is this normal??

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