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Multiple myeloma is considered a fatal disease, but new treatments are extending life expectancy — and introducing new questions.
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.
Over the years, the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) has collected questions from patients like you, who are just starting treatment. Here you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions.
Myeloma medications, like all medications, have the potential to cause side effects.
While a cure for multiple myeloma remains elusive, numerous clinical trials and research continue to lengthen life expectancies.
Most people with multiple myeloma can make lifestyle changes to enhance comfort and well-being. The following frames provide information and resources for action.
Stem cells are uniquely special cells and a stem cell transplant is a medical procedure to help or cure people suffering from certain types of cancer.
You have likely heard of a stem cell transplant and know it can be used as a treatment for certain cancers. But what exactly are stem cells, and how does a stem cell transplant actually work?
Read Traver Hutchins’ story about what it’s actually like to receive a stem cell transplant and some of his tips that helped him throughout the process.
Choosing a doctor that specializes in multiple myeloma is one of the most important decisions you will have to make.