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Fifth grade teacher Cindy Chmielewski left the classroom when she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma (MM), but didn’t stop educating others – her classroom just went virtual. Cindy is now a social media powerhouse in the MM community. Here’s her story.
Multiple myeloma is classified into one of three categories. Classification of multiple myeloma is important because immediate disease-directed treatment is needed only for symptomatic myeloma.
Diagnostic testing for multiple myeloma is important, because many myeloma patients don’t have any multiple myeloma symptoms until their disease has reached more advanced stages.
Multiple myeloma is a hematological (blood) cancer that develops in the plasma cells found in the soft, spongy tissue at the center of your bones, called bone marrow. Plasma cells are a type of white blood cell responsible for producing antibodies (i...