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Understanding multiple myeloma

by Gasparetto, Cristina,

Format: Print Book 2019
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No one with multiple myeloma needs to be alone in their fight against this challenging blood cancer. Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient or a loved one of someone suffering from multiple myeloma, this book offers help. Written by a researcher and a physician with over 20 years of experience treating patients with myeloma, Understanding Multiple Myeloma provides a comprehensive overview of symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, supportive care, and much more. As a patient, becoming informed about the nature and treatment of this disease can help facilitate a more active and supportive relationship with your healthcare team. Comprehensive, insightful, and compact, Understanding Multiple Myeloma is an essential guide for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this disease.
Contents: Preface
Chapter 1: Who gets multiple myeloma?
Chapter 2: What is multiple myeloma?
Chapter 3: Diagnosis and staging of multiple myeloma
Chapter 4: Response assessment and introduction to treatment
Chapter 5: High-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant
Chapter 6: Supportive care
Chapter 7: Searching for the cure

Additional Information
Subjects Multiple myeloma.
Multiple myeloma -- Treatment.
Publisher Burlington, MA :2019
Language English
Description vii, 151 pages : illustrations, charts, 23 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781284149821
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