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Posted by alpacalady on August 7, 2014 at 11:00am 2 Comments

I usually am pretty cheerful and I don't worry about having MM.  A lot has happened in the last two years. spinal tumor, adrenal gland shut down, lots of hospital visits and a whole lot more.  I just take it as it comes and deal with it.  I try…



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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.



Started by rodney in General. Last reply by Niel Gnesin 4 hours ago. 7 Replies

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Preparing For Transplant

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With my boyfriend's transplant being next week (Aug 14), is there anything we need to know to make this whole process easier?  I would appreciate some insight from those who have undergone transplant. Thank You,JerseyGyrlContinue

Tribute to Arnie

Started by rodney in General Jul 30. 0 Replies

Arnie's Rebounding World, that's the name of the stories posted on the myeloma beacon, over 40 of them written by a patient who was extremely ill. He left us at age 56, way to young. I read many of his stories, not bad for a  doctor. They encouraged…Continue

Sean Vitka & Blue Redefined Patient Organization Sponsors Ben's Friends

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Thrilled to announce that Ben's Friends received a $1,500 donation from Sean Vitka and Blue Redefined (http://www.blueredefined.org/), a non profit patient organization. It's incredible to be recognized by…Continue

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