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Mortality of Hospitalized Multiple Myeloma Patients Diagnosed with a COVID-19 Infection

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - November 10, 2020

I am almost hesitant to even start this post as all of us, whether we are multiple myeloma patients or not, have been more than inundated with COVID-19 new... Read More


LIFE WITH MYELOMA - October 30, 2020

With Halloween just a day away, we thought we'd share a delish pumpkin dish that is perfect for you to make this halloween.  Classic Alfredo sauce call... Read More

Fall Immunity: Simple Tips for Keeping your Immune System Strong

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - October 22, 2020

As we head into cold and flu season many may be wondering what we can do to stay healthy, and keep our immune system up to the fight.  Some simple tips ... Read More

Silicone Breast Implants and Multiple Myeloma

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - October 22, 2020

Do silicone breast implants have an impact on multiple myeloma? This has been a question across many decades. The research began in 1962 when researchers P... Read More

A Pretty Flower Toxic to Multiple Myeloma

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - October 13, 2020

Today we have something different from the cell-biology and clinical studies that the Myeloma Crowd typically reports. The current issue of the journal Eth... Read More

Finding Balance with New Routines

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 17, 2020

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month. To celebrate the Month, the Myeloma Crowd is running a 30 day Muscles4Myeloma Fitness Challenge. Get moving... Read More

Coping with Cancer Anxiety

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 09, 2020

Anxiety (worry) is a natural feeling when you or a loved one is affected with a myeloma diagnosis.  You will often feel a lack of control and be overwhelme... Read More

When and How to Get Vaccinated After Myeloma Treatment

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 01, 2020

Infections are still the most common cause of death for multiple myeloma besides the disease itself. Even at the MGUS stage, infection risk is already increased... Read More

Honoring a Powerful Myeloma Advocate, Cheryl Boyce

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 01, 2020

Cheryl Boyce, a pioneering leader in minority health education, advocacy and awareness and a 22 year survivor of multiple myeloma, passed away on August 25, 202... Read More

Myeloma Coach Vicki Jones Reflects On 16 Years With Myeloma

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - August 26, 2020

BY VICKI JONES I was diagnosed in June of 2004 at the age of 51. Not MGUS, not smoldering, but 86%-plasma-cells, 3600-IgA, smack dab in-your-face big time Mu... Read More

Myeloma Coach Darlene Balduini Finds Strength in The Crowd

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - August 19, 2020

I was diagnosed first with Smoldering Myeloma in 2018.  After a second opinion I was more accurately diagnosed with Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined s... Read More

Real World Update on COVID and Myeloma From Five NYC Myeloma Centers

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - August 19, 2020

Researchers from five different myeloma academic centers in New York City joined together to study the impact of COVID-19 on multiple myeloma patients (MSKCC, M... Read More

Why I Care About Minimal Residual Disease (MRD) Testing with Relapsing Myeloma

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - August 17, 2020

By John Dwyer (name changed to protect privacy) Minimal Residual Disease (“MRD”) testing is a relatively new testing method for evaluating the de... Read More

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