Myeloma Voices

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(...)
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(...)
May
06
Becky Richards
For months, Becky Richards experienced a backache. After a number of trips to doctors, she was finally diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Becky has had three stem cell transplants and was part of the(...)
May
06
Oscar and Marianne Rode
While being treated for breast cancer in 2008, Marianne Rode was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. She has completed a Rev/dex combination with Zometa as well. During this time, Marianne and her(...)
May
06
Judith and William Towse
As a nurse, Judith Towse noticed that her serum protein levels were elevated in two labs taken during routine exams. Judith brought this up with her physician. Then she was sent to a hematologist/(...)