The goal of this program is to provide you as a person diagnosed with multiple myeloma—as well as your caregivers, family, and friends—with practical tools you can use in your daily life as you deal with your cancer diagnosis and treatment. Living with Multiple Myeloma, which was written by cancer survivors and healthcare professionals, can be helpful both to individuals newly diagnosed with multiple myeloma, as well as to anyone at any other stage of this illness.
After listening, you will better understand:
- Multiple myeloma diagnosis and basic treatment options
- Side effects and symptom management
- Coping with change
- Information for caregivers
Learn the basics of Multiple Myeloma and hear from Toni, a long-term survivor, about the effect Multiple Myeloma has had on her life.
Understanding Your Treatment Options
Listen in on a support group for people with Multiple Myeloma and their loved ones. Learn about the different treatment options those in the group experienced.
Side Effects And Symptom Management
Hear Dr. Jackson talk through the different side effects one might experience throughout treatment of Multiple Myeloma. Also, hear how many survivors recognize their symptoms and manage them.
Coping With Change
Listen to survivors recount the life changes they have had to make and how it made them feel.
Information For Caregivers
Hear Kaya talk through her experience of being the primary caregiver for her husband and her need to seek out support.
Review many of the important points of this program and learn about some additional resources for Multiple Myeloma.