By Cynthia Chmielewski | Posted - Jan 7th, 2022





HealthTree University: Classes of Drugs (Part 2/2)

Understanding your lab values gives you a real advantage in the fight against myeloma. All the tests for light chains, bone marrow biopsies, genetic testing and other tests seem like burdens but each contribute to having an accurate picture of your cancer. Watch the following HealthTree University videos to get up to speed on this important aspect of your disease. You can watch the entire course at

12.06    What are proteasome inhibitors?


12.07    What immunotherapies are used in myeloma?


12.08    What steroids are used in myeloma treatment, and why?


12.09    What is a Selective Inhibitor of Nuclear Export? (SINE)


12.1    Can you go over the history of novel/new drugs?


We’d like to thank our faculty who donated their time in creating these videos, including:

  • Alexander Lesokhin, MD
  • Ajai Chari, MD
  • Joshua Richter, MD
  • Philip McCarthy, MD

Want more?

We have over 300 HealthTree University videos online at! Learn the basics (and the not-so-basics) of myeloma from some of the top myeloma doctors in the world!


Cynthia Chmielewski
About the Author

Cynthia Chmielewski - Cynthia Chmielewski is a professional educator and myeloma advocate. As a former teacher, she now teaches myeloma patients how to advocate for themselves as the Director of HealthTree University.


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