By Jennifer Ahlstrom | Posted - Aug 5th, 2017





Patient Power: The Myeloma Life

BY ERIC HANSEN They say the most stressful life events are moving to a new home; giving a speech to a big crowd; family holidays; and losing a spouse or family member. Well, they left out one other huge one—a cancer diagnosis. And yet, long-term survivors have a lot to say about their journeys that may surprise you—in a good way! We all need time to think about what our life will be like with myeloma, once we’ve had the ‘diagnosis’ meeting. Once the shock wears off and a couple of years go by and you find you are still here, then what? Stop in at the Patient Café below to hear five patients’ stories...

Jennifer Ahlstrom
About the Author

Jennifer Ahlstrom - Myeloma survivor, patient advocate, wife, mom of 6. Believer that patients can help accelerate a cure by weighing in and participating in clinical research. Founder of Myeloma Crowd by HealthTree and the HealthTree Foundation.


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