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Your Multiple Myeloma Questions Answered

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Cristina Gasparetto, M.D.
Courtesy of Duke Health

Life or death concept.
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How long do I have to live?


Beating the odds concept, colored pencils.
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Does anybody beat the odds?


Doctor talking to young adult woman patient.
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How can I have myeloma? I’m too young!


Young man thinking hard.
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Did I get multiple myeloma because of something I did — because I didn’t eat well, or I didn’t exercise, or I was a smoker?


Man working on tablet in crop field at farm.
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Could I have been exposed to any toxins that caused my cancer?


Senior woman completing medical paperwork with health care provider.
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Should I have my family tested?


Senior woman swimming.
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Will I ever be able to exercise again?


Health care worker comforting senior woman in pain.
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Will my pain ever go away?


Female cancer survivor high-fiving with young girl.
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Will I ever be cured?


Pamela Kaufman

Pamela Kaufman

Pamela Kaufman got her professional start covering health at Vogue, where she wrote two columns on news and trends as well as feature stories. Her interest in healthy eating brought her to Food & Wine, where she became executive editor. Today she writes articles about health and food, profiles courageous people living with chronic disease, and pursues all kinds of great stories. You can follow her adventures as an eater, mom, and traveler @pamkaufman.