Myeloma Voices

Jul
30
Arlene Preisendorf
Diagnosed with myeloma in February 2009 at the age of 47, Arlene Preisendorf recalls contacting Support Group Leader Dr. Jim Omel just a few days later. She shares how Jim connected with her and her(...)
Jul
30
Thomas Goode
Diagnosed in 2005 with a plasmacytoma that was treated with radiation in 2006, Thomas Goode soon underwent a stem cell transplant. Two months after completion of an autologous stem cell transplant,(...)
Jul
30
Janet and Joe Kerrigan
Janet Kerrigan recalls that “2011 was going to be great year.” Her youngest daughter was getting married, and 126 family and friends were attending the wedding. Shortly after that, Janet’s family(...)
May
06
Brett and Brenda Johns
​ Brenda Jones was diagnosed with multiple myeloma on her 50th birthday. As she and her husband commented, the news was very sobering and brought them closer together. After undergoing combination(...)
May
06
Maxine and Arnold Levine
After Maxine wrenched her back, she went for a number of doctors’ visits, and was finally directed to get a bone marrow biopsy. As a result, she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Having worked in(...)
May
06
Thomas and Ronnie Maynard
As a teacher, Ronnie Maynard kept experiencing ongoing colds and infections. Eventually, after a doctor’s visit, she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in June 2000. In 2001, Ronnie traveled to(...)