By Cynthia Chmielewski | Posted - Mar 24th, 2021

 

 

 

 

HealthTree University: Imaging in Myeloma (Part 1 of 3)

Imaging is an important diagnostic tool in myeloma treatment and myeloma care. It is hard to know, as a patient, what imaging you should be getting, how often, and what each type of imaging can tell you about your myeloma.

Below are some video excerpts from our HealthTree University curriculum to help you learn more about this important aspect of your disease. We invite you to watch them all, visit HealthTree University, and create a HealthTree account. By creating a HealthTree account, in HealthTree University you can:

  • Watch videos
  • Save and track your progress in the courses
  • Take quizzes and earn points
  • Bookmark videos
  • Take notes
  • And even earn prizes! [COMING SOON]

14.01 What is the role of imaging in myeloma care?

 

14.02 What imaging is used to monitor response?

 

14.03 How often should imaging be repeated for someone diagnosed with active or smoldering myeloma?

 

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

  •  Monica Shokeen, Ph.D. of Washington University in St. Louis
  • Jens Hillengass, MD of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Want more?

We have over 200 HealthTree University videos online at university.healthtree.org! Learn the basics (and the not-so-basics) of myeloma from some of the top myeloma doctors in the world!

  1. Myeloma Basics Part 1
  2. Myeloma Basics Part 2
  3. Myeloma Basics Part 3
  4. Building Your Healthcare Team
  5. Becoming an Empowered Patient
  6. Starting Myeloma Treatment
  7. Know Your Labs: Blood and Urine Testing in Myeloma
  8. Autologous Stem Cell Transplant (ASCT)
  9. Precursor Conditions
  10. Relapsed and Refractory MM Treatment
  11. Classes of Drugs
  12. Know Your Therapy
  13. Myeloma Bone Disease
  14. Imaging in Myeloma
  15. MRD Testing
  16. Basic Genetics and Cancer Biology
  17. Myeloma Genetics
  18. Types of Genetic Testing in Myeloma
  19. Specific Myeloma Genetics Mutations and Risk
  20. Precision Medicine
  21. COVID-19 and Multiple Myeloma
 
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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