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UdiG

826d

Just diagnosed with MM. I’m trying to figure out which treatment would be the best.

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    • Scaribu

      83d

      Especially with MM everybody reacts differently to treatments. This is why you need to go to the best MM specialist you can find. They can look at what type of MM you have and, if you had a gene array done of your normal cells in comparison your myeloma cells, to determine the best starting point for you. Even with that starting point, adjustments will have to be made to find your best path. Do not settle for a blood-cancer specialists. They will see more leukemia and lymphoma case than MM. You need a doctor who sees myeloma patients every day. Now the treatments focus on immune-system boosters instead of the heavy, heavy chemo that I got when I first started. Be an advocate for yourself as you learn but listen to your specialist. Good luck.

    • Scaribu

      83d

      Especially with MM everybody reacts differently to treatments. This is why you need to go to the best MM specialist you can find. They can look at what type of MM you have and, if you had a gene array done of your normal cells in comparison your myeloma cells, to determine the best starting point for you. Even with that starting point, adjustments will have to be made to find your best path. Do not settle for a blood-cancer specialists. They will see more leukemia and lymphoma case than MM. You need a doctor who sees myeloma patients every day. Now the treatments focus on immune-system boosters instead of the heavy, heavy chemo that I got when I first started. Be an advocate for yourself as you learn but listen to your specialist. Good luck.

    • goryanin

      156d

      there are many effective treatments available, and no one-size-fits-all... ask your doctors and they will guide you to the treamtnet is is best for *you* based on the progression of your disease and other factors. remember to ask about potential side-effects of the different treatment options they offer. if you have more specific question, I suggest you share more information on your specific journey and we'll try to help 🙌

    • Emilicruz

      156d

      Hey there! 🌟 First off, I just want to say that I'm here for you during this challenging time. Being newly diagnosed with multiple myeloma can feel super overwhelming, but there are many treatment options available, and your healthcare team will help guide you to the best one for your specific situation. It's essential to have open and honest discussions with your doctors about your goals, concerns, and any preferences you may have regarding treatment. They'll take into account factors like your overall health, the stage of your disease, and the potential side effects of each treatment option to help you make an informed decision... Hang in there, and take things one step at a time. Sending you strength and positivity! 💪💙

    • Nikkynik

      212d

      😥

    • Lolita

      214d

      understand how overwhelming a multiple myeloma diagnosis can be. Choosing the right treatment is a decision best made in consultation with your healthcare team

    • macback

      826d

      there is no cure for mm

☝ This content is generated by our users and it is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision

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