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19 08, 2013

Conflicting statistics make treating myeloma complicated; see a specialist!

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Sites like this one often share statistical data revealed to us through clinical studies.  On the surface it seems simple enough.  But things aren't always what they seem.  Let me explain. Most all of the news in myeloma research these days confirms the OS advantage of achieving a complete response (CR).  Logically this makes sense;

24 05, 2012

A reader shares his step by step decision to undergo a stem cell transplant (Part One)

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Most multiple myeloma patients under the age of 75--or sometimes even older--are faced with fateful decisions of if and when to undergo a stem cell transplant. An autologous stem cell transplant (SCT) is still the standard of care for patients who are healthy enough to undergo the procedure. They have become surprisingly safe and reliable.