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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. 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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P1 Deletion

Started by Daisy in General. Last reply by ModSupport on Saturday. 1 Reply

Does anyone have a P1 Deletion with THIER MM?

Improve the Future of Multiple Myeloma

Started by Ben Munoz in General Dec 12, 2015. 0 Replies

C Space Health is working to improve the lives of those affected by Multiple Myeloma (MM). We’re partnering with patients and caregivers.  If you or a loved one have been affected by MM we’d like to invite you to be part of a private online forum…Continue

Updating and expanding community platform to support connection among people with rare illnesses.

Started by Ben Munoz in General. Last reply by ModSupport Dec 7, 2015. 1 Reply

Ben's Friends, the network that runs this community,  is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that builds support communities for patients with rare diseases. Every month we serve 100,000+ patients looking to connect with others like them.  We have a wait list of…Continue

revlimid

Started by Kathy KT in General. Last reply by Kathy KT Dec 17, 2015. 5 Replies

I had a BMT the first of August and have just started on Revlimid. right now my husband's insurance is paying 100% but he will retire as of January 1 and I am wondering how we are going to be able to pay for this very expensive medication. Also…Continue

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