Neuropathy Treatments for Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma Neuropathy Treatments A lot of multiple myeloma patients will experience neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy (peripheral just means at the extremities like your hands and feet) is caused by chemotherapy for myeloma patients. Velcade is one of the main neuropathy culprits for myeloma patients. Another is the melphalan used for stem cell transplants in treading … Read more

Myeloma Drug Glossary Dictionary

This is one of those things that I’m going to put into a nice graphic when I have the time. For now, hopefully this table proves useful as a thesaurus of myeloma drugs, and their brand names vs generic drug names. Myelo – A prefix meaning marrow or of the spine Myeloma – a tumor … Read more

Myeloma Chemotherapy

Myeloma chemotherapy generally starts out pretty well for a lot of myeloma patients, depending on where they were in the course of the disease when they got diagnosed. For weeks, friends and family remarked on how well I looked. It seemed like nothing had changed. It turns out that the various myeloma chemotherapy drugs all … Read more

Cancer Depression

Depression, like many mental issues, depends entirely on how you characterize the requirements for something to qualify as depression. I’m no psychologist; I don’t even play one on TV. However, my understanding is that true depression requires that it not be result of a life event, so, let’s talk about cancer and depression. It’s Not … Read more