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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Worried about possible cancer?

    Please post on the worried about possible cancer forum. http://www.cancerforums.net/forums/5...ossible-Cancer...

    Started by Didee, 09-04-2013 12:24 AM
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  1. Water Retention after bone marrow transplant

    Anyone have problems with water retention in the legs after being terribly ill for an extended period of time? My mother is recovering from a bone...

    Started by Sparkleyes505, 08-14-2007 01:19 AM
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    04-06-2014 07:44 PM Go to last post
  2. Recently Diagonosed

    Please help. I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma on March 4th and have received by 5th injection of Valcade today. I am having other issues and...

    Started by overhomeguy, 04-02-2014 01:59 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    04-02-2014 02:23 AM Go to last post
  3. Why not stop chemo and seek alternative treatment?

    My mother was diagnosed with multiple myeloma about two months ago, after not getting over the flu. She had renal failure. Now she is on chemo and...

    Started by Geremia, 03-28-2014 09:33 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-29-2014 09:46 PM Go to last post
  4. Catheter tube for noctural dialysis in MM patient who had renal failure.

    My mother with MM recently had a catheter surgically placed into her stomach so she can do dialysis in her sleep, and the chemo is only getting rid...

    Started by Geremia, 03-28-2014 09:32 PM
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  5. Dad with MM

    December 2012, my dad started complaining about a sore back. Countless visits to the family doctor, chiropractor, even the emergency room and nobody...

    Started by lola16, 03-25-2014 03:02 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-26-2014 11:13 PM Go to last post
  6. multiple myeloma relapsed - treat with Velcade need your advise

    Hello My Mom is 73, diagnosed multiple myeloma in 2014. she was treated with: V.A.D + steroid + radiation spinal column )D2 after that she got...

    Started by hilitli, 02-14-2014 12:24 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-21-2014 06:36 PM Go to last post
  7. new member diagnosed with multiple myeloma

    hello, I am a 39 year old mother of 2 boys that was diagnosed today with Multiple Myeloma. I had severe rib pain that started a few months ago. ...

    Started by comfort, 01-15-2014 12:04 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-20-2014 03:19 PM Go to last post
  8. Can someone describe end stage myeloma for me?

    My 89 yr old dad has MM and is progressing to end stages. Can anyone out there tell me what to expect? Broken bones, kidney failure, ??? Drs say he...

    Started by katieseattle, 01-20-2011 11:33 PM
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  9. velcade: is it reallly an option?

    My father has gone through thalidomide- dex and now is on melphalan- prednisone. Doctors say if this last treatment fails they want to put him on...

    Started by aniluRC, 08-09-2013 07:53 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-23-2014 10:56 AM Go to last post
  10. Question Grandad just diagnosed I want to prepare my boys but he won't confide in us yet....

    Hi it's been very useful reading blogs from everyone thanks for sharing, a little scary but I think I've learnt more on here than from my...

    Started by Bam bam, 10-04-2013 08:41 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    12-03-2013 03:38 AM Go to last post
  11. Unhappy My Fiance had some tests done.. i am really worried about MM. Can someone clarify?

    Hi Guys, My Fiance has had arm pain for some time, been for Rheumatoid test and came back positive. Her RM Factor is 10. I would like to know...

    Started by ReThan, 09-19-2013 11:12 AM
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  12. MM Diagnosis - Patient has dementia

    Wondered if anyone has experience with a MM diagnosis when the patient is over 80 and has aphasia and mind/moderate dimentia. My sister and I care...

    Started by Molokai06, 09-12-2013 11:34 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-12-2013 03:10 PM Go to last post
  13. My dad's story with MM

    It is a sad story but I feel the need to share it with you in case our experience can be helpful to someone. My dad (66) started with pain in both...

    Started by aniluRC, 08-10-2013 03:48 PM
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  14. Hi I'm CW a newly wed my husband within a year was diagnosed w/Stage 3 Multiple M

    Our 2 years together, November 2011 George was very sick out of the blue and went to visit the Veterans Hospital, on several different occasions they...

    Started by ladyjay91, 05-20-2013 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-10-2013 04:03 PM Go to last post
  15. End Stage Myeloma - What to Expect???

    I'll start with the positive side of my story. My Dad (67yo) was diagnosed with MM in early 2002 and following some chemo and a stem cell transplant...

    Started by MandyMoo, 02-06-2008 05:07 AM
    • Replies: 15
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    07-09-2013 09:22 PM Go to last post
  16. Wink Hi guys I'm a newbie just been told that my spep test was abnormal, need advice :)

    Hi guys I'm a newbie just been told that my spep test was abnormal, small monoclonal IgG Lambda paraprotein band of 3g/L in the mid gamma region....

    Started by Ros, 06-25-2013 11:33 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-09-2013 05:55 PM Go to last post
  17. Controling Revlimid Side Effects With Benadryl

    My husband's M-Spike has started to creep back up three and a half years after stem cell transplant. His Dr. has put him back on 25mg of revlimid...

    Started by floret, 06-05-2013 03:20 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-05-2013 03:33 AM Go to last post
  18. Nana has been given 2 weeks to 1 month

    Hi, so I'm very new to someone who I am close to dying. I have this thing where if I don't know something I read about it. I cant read about this in...

    Started by Anna1989, 05-25-2013 06:18 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-30-2013 05:56 PM Go to last post
  19. My husband's MM story

    My husband went to the Dr thinking he had a plugged tear duct in August 2009. I just buried him on May 20, 2010. The Doctor that saw him tried to...

    Started by sassysauls, 05-29-2010 03:00 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    05-21-2013 02:36 PM Go to last post
  20. Mt Dad's Journey

    I'm new to this forum and after exploring a bit I feel that I can speak here. I need to tell my dad's story to someone who can understand. My dad was...

    Started by rtussing, 04-23-2013 02:14 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    04-23-2013 02:44 AM Go to last post
  21. Need help with lumbar support brace for MM patient

    Hello, For a patient with multiple lesions in the back(lower and upper spine), I am looking for a support brace that is comfortable as well as...

    Started by maddog30, 04-21-2013 11:20 PM
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  22. Stage two

    My mom was diagnosed with stage two MM her doctor told her last month with no treatment she had about a year, now he is saying she doesn't need...

    Started by Tambo, 03-21-2013 10:55 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,876
    03-23-2013 10:44 PM Go to last post
  23. Multiple Myeloma

    My mom is 78 and was diagnosed with MM over two years ago. The Doctors have told her that chemo is no longer working and she just got done with...

    Started by roxygirl, 02-13-2013 03:27 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-13-2013 03:57 AM Go to last post
  24. International Myeloma Foundation & Life with Multiple Myeloma support sites

    International Myeloma Foundation (International site & has 20 languages which can be used) http://myeloma.org/Main.action ...

    Started by heartofsoul1, 02-13-2013 03:07 AM
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  25. Multiple myeloma, smoldering

    What treatment can be done at an early stage or is it w&w?

    Started by Blu, 09-08-2012 01:35 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,472
    12-28-2012 12:34 AM Go to last post
  26. Diagnosing MM.....

    Hi there, I have been going through several drs - getting past onto one to the next and all druing this my family dr of 25 years retired so now...

    Started by Quincypp, 10-22-2012 06:41 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-26-2012 04:02 AM Go to last post
  27. Is this MM?

    Hi, I've been having vague, mysterious symptoms for about a year now and my Neurologist I'm seeing just by chance ran this test and here are the...

    Started by Ryan246, 11-06-2012 02:38 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    11-12-2012 11:56 PM Go to last post
  28. Multiple Myeloma/Heart Attack

    New to this site, kind of bummed that I found it so late. My dad "died" of multiple myeloma this past Jan he was 68, was diagnosed with MM(Stage 3)...

    Started by YRH, 06-05-2011 11:47 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    11-06-2012 09:47 PM Go to last post
  29. Current Australian clinical trilas in MM

    Hi all Even if you live outside of Australia take a look at these trials as most of them are international ...

    Started by ChemoMan, 10-29-2012 11:20 AM
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  30. multiple myeloma ugh..

    Cancer at 31: The day I was told I had the "C" word was the most life changing day forever... The world stopped then started rotating in the...

    Started by jillyrenee, 04-19-2012 01:06 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    10-13-2012 01:12 PM Go to last post
  31. Question Just give it to me straight....

    Hi, my name is Janice. I've been reading through the posts on Multiple Myeloma. My mother was diagnosed 5 months ago (Feb. 2012). When I asked the...

    Started by JaniceK, 07-08-2012 06:39 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-13-2012 03:08 AM Go to last post
  32. Experiencing the end: Our perspective

    Hey all, I've been following the MM channel shortly after I was told my father was diagnosed and confirmed as a multiple myeloma patient. I've...

    Started by Benevolence, 08-24-2012 05:52 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,944
    09-02-2012 05:06 AM Go to last post
  33. Kyprolis (carfilzomib) Approved USA

    : Kyprolis for Injection Receives Accelerated Approval from FDA for Advanced Multiple Myeloma Allie Wickman Benzinga Multiple Myeloma Research...

    Started by lancepeace, 07-20-2012 07:00 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-25-2012 07:02 PM Go to last post
  34. Experience with cytoxan?

    My mother was diagnosed with smoldering multiple myeloma IGG-KAPPA about 18 months ago. She is 70 years old, and before the diagnosis was very...

    Started by sigur, 07-21-2012 07:28 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    07-21-2012 07:28 PM Go to last post
  35. New and scared: M-spike with high sed rate and high crp

    The more research you do the scarier it seems to get. Waiting is the hardest part. I am a 31 yr old female med student. i have been having major...

    Started by eyesinthesky13, 07-19-2012 02:13 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    07-19-2012 02:13 AM Go to last post
  36. Hi

    New here after learning on the weekend that my 75yo dad has MM. So just starting my journey into finding out all I can. He lives on the other side of...

    Started by highriverhick, 06-26-2012 08:33 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-27-2012 03:12 AM Go to last post
  37. Please help, am I being lied to?

    So, my father wasn't around for most of my life. In fact, we haven't really spoken since he stole my $120,000 inheritance and ditched my 97 year old...

    Started by firenearth, 03-30-2012 03:11 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-04-2012 12:05 AM Go to last post
  38. Possible reasons for stopping medication?

    Hi. My father was diagnosed with MM six months ago and he has been undergoing chemo throughout that time. He has just had his review and they have...

    Started by NewStart, 05-03-2012 03:36 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  39. Revlimid

    How many cycles of Revlimid/Dex are people doing? Is anyone taking it as maintenance therapy without an end in sight? My father has been taking...

    Started by nk1010, 04-21-2012 03:14 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,066
    04-21-2012 03:14 AM Go to last post
  40. Myeloma?

    Hi I have been having numerous tests to find the cause of some gastro problems and change in bowel habits, I got a letter this week saying I was...

    Started by flame, 04-04-2012 07:41 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,257
    04-12-2012 07:51 AM Go to last post
  41. Multiple Myeloma - Broken Femur

    Hello. I am sorry that your dad is having problems. I have moved your post to its own thread so it will hopefully get more attention. I can not...

    Started by Didee, 04-09-2012 02:47 AM
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  42. Multiple Myeloma - Broken Femur

    From Anna, Hi all, Hope someone see's this post. Last Sunday Dad broke his right leg Femur. We know it was due to his Multiple Myeloma. He was...

    Started by Anna9563, 04-08-2012 08:27 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    04-08-2012 08:27 PM Go to last post
  43. MM and Non Hodgkins at the same time. Pease help!

    Hi, i am hoping to get some feedback. My father was diagnosed with both multiple myeloma and non hodgkins lymphoma. This is all very new to us as he...

    Started by 1stevejes, 09-01-2011 02:10 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,378
    03-17-2012 04:15 AM Go to last post
  44. MM in Hawaii / California.

    Hello, Following the December 2011 passing of a friend with Multiple Myeloma, we've started the Scott S. Craun Foundation. Our mission statement may...

    Started by ScottCraunFoundation, 03-06-2012 02:07 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-06-2012 02:07 AM Go to last post
  45. MaureenFratini

    I have just been diagnosed with myeloma, had the bone narrow test done and a skeletal survey. Next is an MRI, I have no symptoms whatsoever and...

    Started by MaureenFratini, 12-04-2011 06:23 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,679
    02-03-2012 05:13 PM Go to last post
  46. New forummer question about dosage for Myeloma

    A fairly general question but looking for some short term advice. I can probably provide more information but I'm not sure that the specifics are...

    Started by thefroy, 12-24-2011 07:35 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,441
    12-28-2011 02:49 PM Go to last post
  47. CTD treatment for Myeloma

    Is there anybody here that has had CTD treatment for Myeloma and what is it like? Thanks

    Started by MaureenFratini, 12-21-2011 06:26 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,831
    12-22-2011 11:24 PM Go to last post
  48. Old posts?

    Why am I only seeing old post here, am I doing something wrong?

    Started by MaureenFratini, 12-21-2011 06:33 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,992
    12-21-2011 07:40 AM Go to last post
  49. Need help!!!!

    I have a friend of 34 years and she has had MM and renal failure of the past 6 years as of Dec. 9, she is in a care center with hospice. She has...

    Started by ismile1232, 12-19-2011 12:40 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,196
    12-19-2011 07:30 AM Go to last post
  50. Solitary plasmacytoma/ MM

    I am new to the forum. My fiance' was treated for solitary plasmacytoma at the level of c6 vertebrae with incomplete surgical resection, anterior...

    Started by Linda19, 01-30-2010 02:39 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 6,610
    12-14-2011 06:41 AM Go to last post

 

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