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Posted by Toni on October 5, 2014 at 6:02pm 3 Comments

Hello,  I am so happy to have found this site,  my husband was diagnosed  with multiple myeloma on September 17th and we had our first appointment with our oncologist September 24th with a BMB on October 1st.  Our Dr. is also a hematologist .  My…

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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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Started by Mommav in General. Last reply by rodney on Saturday. 3 Replies

So, I have a question. Is it normal to have blood transfusions frequently with this. My dad has had 3 of them within the past month. I'm just trying to understand this. Thanks in advance.

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Started by Toni in General. Last reply by rodney on Saturday. 15 Replies

Hello,  I am so happy to have found this site,  my husband was diagnosed  with multiple myeloma on September 17th and we had our first appointment with our oncologist September 24th with a BMB on October 1st.  Our Dr. is also a hematologist .  My…Continue

Growing Old But Not Old

Started by Niel Gnesin in General Oct 3. 0 Replies

After doing a multiple of crazy things in my life and having an amazing journey, so far, I decided to go full circle and return to radio where I started this journey. I have been there and done that, whatever and wherever it is. I started on radio…Continue

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Posted by Toni on October 6, 2014

2 Blood transfusions

Blood transfusions

Posted by Mommav on October 15, 2014

3 Hopeful Research for MM patients -- Toxin-Based Therapy Dramatically Increases Survival in Mice with Human Tumor Cells

Hopeful Research for MM patients -- Toxin-Based Therapy Dramatically Increases Survival in Mice with Human Tumor Cells

Posted by dancermom on September 24, 2014

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More promising research

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5 Running 200 miles for Multiple Myeloma!

Running 200 miles for Multiple Myeloma!

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