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Yeah!!!! Here's to 1 year of no Chemo

My labs are in and I am so excited, happy and a little delirious.  My kappa light chains went DOWN to 13.6 mg/L from 14.2 mg/L so very happy about that. 209 more words

Multiple Myeloma Patient Education Series (Part 1 of 5)

This summer I will be including some guest blogs from a variety of experts, starting with my colleague Dr. Margaret Henderson who has a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Colorado. 522 more words


TwinCities – May 2017: Binding Site & Blood Tests

Another great turnout for the May 13 meeting which featured a presentation by Naveen Bangia, PhD;  Director, Scientific Affairs for the The Binding Site Inc. He discussed Lab Values and how Binding Site tests, Freelite and Heavylite, help doctors and researches tailor more individualized therapies. 181 more words

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Stillwater – May 2017: Transplants & Social Work

On May 10 we were joined by Brady Voigt, LICSW, MSW; Transplant Social Worker at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester.  Topics covered by Brady were:

1) Long-term financial impact of multiple myeloma — available resources… 133 more words

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Stillwater – April 2017: Eating Healthy

On April 12 our speaker was LeeAnn Greavu.  LeeAnn is a clinical dietician/nutritionist with the Healtheast system and has a particular interest in working with with cancer care patients.  145 more words

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That was grief, I say to myself. It makes us dark and a little crazy.”

Nina Riggs, The Bright Hour

I cried when I finished reading… 1,130 more words

When Moving House Prompts Another Existential Reflection

It took me about three years, after my diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma in 2010 and after the treatment and stem cell transplant that saved my life, to start recognizing cancer’s true life-changing consequences. 769 more words