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I wanted to share some good news from a local fundraiser we did last night in San Francisco. Some friends of mine wanted to support Ben's Friends so they held a "bar night get together for Ben's Friends."
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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.
I received this message today from DoxieMom (a new member of our community) and wanted to post it here as other's may be able to share their experiences.Hi, JerseyGyrl, Does anyone have experience with sunshine while taking revlimid? We will be on…Continue
Hello to all. I started on Kyprolis 35 mg & Dexamethosone 8 mg 2 weeks ago. It has only been 6 months since my previous treatment. I told my oncologist that I felt I am getting deminishing results from the chemo. He agreed. He explained to me…Continue
What are people doing to recognize March as Myeloma Awareness Month?As a myeloma survivor and new mom I find myself even more passionately drawn to working to advance myeloma research.I volunteer with a nonprofit organization MMORE: Multiple Myeloma…Continue
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
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