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Resources on multiple myeloma
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Smouldering multiple myeloma (SMM) is an inactive type of multiple myeloma that shows no symptoms. SMM is a rare, indolent (slow-growing) type of multiple myeloma (MM). For some people, it may never become active myeloma; for some other people, it may take years to develop.
Get an overview of what your blood and bone marrow do; understand the different types of stem cell transplants; learn who is eligible for a stem cell transplant; find out how to prepare for a stem cell transplant; learn about recovery.
You or your loved one has been diagnosed with a type of blood cancer. Cancer treatment can be complex, with different types of treatment options available for some blood cancers. What are they and how do they work? This fact sheet will help you Learn about the different treatment options available, Understand each type of treatment and how it can help, Prepa…
You or your loved one has been diagnosed with a type of blood cancer. You will be making important decisions with your healthcare team.
Maintenance therapy is treatment given after the first (primary) therapy used to manage your cancer, or lower your risk of the cancer coming back. Some people may use maintenance therapy for a long time. This type of therapy can include drugs, vaccines, antibodies, or hormones. Maintenance therapy can be used after a stem cell transplant for a blood cancer …
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Dr. Ismail Sharif, an assistant professor at Dalhousie University and with the department of hematology, provides an overview of Myeloma: its causes, current treatment options and what the future holds for Myeloma treatments.
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Dr. Ismail Sharif provides an overview of current and emerging treatment options for multiple myeloma, and share information on how to manage symptoms and treatment-related side effects.
In this webcast, Dr. Anthony Reiman, medical oncologist at Saint John Regional Hospital, will provide an overview on the latest information on the diagnosis, treatments and side effects of myeloma and answer your questions about myeloma.
In this webcast, Dr. Donna Reece, hematologist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre/University of Toronto, talk about the current and new treatments for myeloma. She is also sharing what is being done to help improve the quality of life myeloma patients.
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