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Finding Support from Myeloma Coaches from Thousands of Miles Away - Sevil Turker's Story

MYELOMA COACH - February 13, 2020

Written by Sevil Turker I am 52 years old and live in Frankfurt Germany. I was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in July last year. The symptoms were already t... Read More

A Coach's Perspective: Why I'll Be at the San Diego Myeloma Crowd Round Table

MYELOMA COACH - February 06, 2020

Myeloma is a complex disease, with much to learn.  Learning about the genetics alone can feel like you are immersed in another language.  It can be confusing ... Read More

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Patient Perspective: Why I Connected with a Myeloma Coach

MYELOMA COACH - January 30, 2020

Mary Quarterman lived with and monitored her smoldering myeloma for years.  She decided to consult a Myeloma Coach when she was considering starting treatmen... Read More

Myeloma Coaches Help Navigate Unfamiliar Territory

MYELOMA COACH - January 17, 2020

When my husband was diagnosed with myeloma in 2015, we found ourselves on a road that was completely unfamiliar.  We didn't what the terrain was going to look ... Read More

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What is the Myeloma Coach Program?

MYELOMA COACH - January 10, 2020

MYELOMACOACH.ORG   January is National Mentoring Month which is the perfect month to highlight our Myeloma Coach program! The Myeloma Coach program is a... Read More

Meet Myeloma Coach Carol Calcitrai: Her Story and how HealthTree can Benefit all Myeloma Patients

MYELOMA COACH - January 10, 2020

A cancer diagnosis can throw anyone into emotional turmoil and individuals can experience a wide range of emotions.  Emotions ranging from determination, worry... Read More

Connecting Our ASH Experience with our Role as Myeloma Coaches

MYELOMA COACH - January 01, 2020

By: Elise Martin, Myeloma Coach Returning home from the ASH conference, my husband and I had occasion to try to synthesize and apply our ASH experience to our ... Read More

Top 10 reasons to work with a Myeloma Coach in 2020

MYELOMA COACH - January 01, 2020

The Myeloma Coach program provides one-on-one help for myeloma patients. Here are our Top 10 reasons you should find or become a Myeloma Coach in 2020! 10. Bec... Read More

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Who are Myeloma Coaches? Adult Children can be Coaches Too.

MYELOMA COACH - December 19, 2019

Myeloma Coaches come from a variety of backgrounds.  Coaches may be a myeloma patient themselves, a caregiver, adult child or an extended family member of a my... Read More

ASH 2019: Treatment and Imaging Recommendations in Multiple Myeloma

MYELOMA COACH - December 19, 2019

At a session of the American Society of Hematology meeting, three prominent myeloma specialists discussed a variety of topics for relapsed or refractory multipl... Read More

ASH 2019: We Are More Than We Thought We Were. The Microbiome, Our Silent Partner. 

MYELOMA COACH - December 19, 2019

The microbiome is the community of bacteria, yeasts, and viruses that live in the gut. There are more cells in the microbiome than all of the cells in the rest... Read More

ASH 2019: Venetoclax: The Good, the Bad and the Hopefuls

MYELOMA COACH - December 19, 2019

Venetoclax is FDA approved for use in certain types of leukemia.  It proved to be useful for some leukemia patients with a chromosome 17 P deletion.  For the ... Read More

ASH 2019: Better Ways of Treating and Testing Myeloma Including a Better Imaging/PET Technique

MYELOMA COACH - December 17, 2019

A session preceding the 61st ASH annual meeting, entitled “Optimizing Clinical Outcomes In Blood Cancers Through Groundbreaking Translational Research” was ... Read More

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