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    The doctors will generally refuse/fail to...

    The doctors will generally refuse/fail to diagnose the “end stages” of MM: looking bad by being wrong is worse than getting beaten up by your sister. With big egos to go along with those big brains,...
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    Hi! Velcade was my first chemo. In a little over...

    Hi! Velcade was my first chemo. In a little over two months after I began Velcade, I had a shingles attack and was in the hospital for four days, quarantined. In those few days and ever since I’ve...
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    I read your message because I referred to myself...

    I read your message because I referred to myself as “dead man walking“ for about the last two years. Well, I am not dead, but I’m also not walking very well. You’ll notice that people have a wide...
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    I recall when Tom Brokaw‘s book, life...

    I recall when Tom Brokaw‘s book, life interrupted, came out. He was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, and achieve remission: his first remission. I thought the title of the book was ludicrous :...
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    It’s sad if only to me that I can understand...

    It’s sad if only to me that I can understand almost everything in that patient history. Good luck my friend. Ripper666
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    The questions in the frequently asked questions are great— plentiful, touching most bases and should answer anything that might come up for me. Thank you! I saw the list of supervisors and...
  7. 2001? Wow, that’s a long long time. I’ve always...

    2001? Wow, that’s a long long time. I’ve always wondered how long I was carrying this around prior to diagnosis. Because the symptoms are not extreme or severe, but they rather seem to be cumulative....
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    My bones are breaking ...

    and there goes another tooth!
    I may be luckier than a lot of MM patients—transplant 2012, first relapse 2015, second relapse now in 2018, MM research still in an early stage.
    The doctors have...
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