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What I Wish People Knew About My Myeloma Diagnosis

What I Wish People Knew About My Myeloma Diagnosis

Right now, I am struggling with the very trite phrase “my cancer journey.” It doesn’t really address the terrifying, encouraging, hard, insightful, painful ...

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How I Worked With My Doctors to Control My Pain

How I Worked With My Doctors to Control My Pain

Pain. It is an important issue that needs to be addressed beginning at diagnosis and continuing throughout the course of the illness…

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Complementary Therapies Help Me Manage Pain

Complementary Therapies Help Me Manage Pain

A woman with multiple myeloma talks about complementary treatments.

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Trusting in Treatments -- and Living With Side Effects

Trusting in Treatments -- and Living With Side Effects

A multiple myeloma patient discusses her many treatments -- and their side effects.

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What Surprised Me Most About My Cancer Journey

What Surprised Me Most About My Cancer Journey

In the 23 years that I’ve been living with multiple myeloma, my understanding of cancer and treatment outcomes has dramatically changed.

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The Doctors Dismissed It as 'Back Pain' But I Knew Something Was Wrong

The Doctors Dismissed It as 'Back Pain' But I Knew Something Was Wrong

When I got the call from an oncologist, everything I worried about, and imagined, was turning out to be true. But, that was more than 23 years ago.

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