Understanding Myeloma

Building Effective Partnerships: Should I Record My Medical Team Conversations?

Working well with your healthcare team is critical to developing a treatment plan that’s right for you and meeting your needs as a patient. How can patients actively participate in making confident treatment decisions? Watch now to hear from a panel of experts ways to foster an effective partnership.

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Patient-to-Patient Advice: Finding Support During the Clinical Trial Process

For people considering next steps on their treatment journey, it may be beneficial to hear from others who have ventured down a similar path. Watch now to hear a panel of multiple myeloma patients share tips for participating in a clinical trial and what they have found to be helpful.

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How Can Clinical Trials Be Improved to Enhance the Patient Experience?

Patient advocate Jim Omel and leading expert Dr. Mike Thompson break down the design and purpose of clinical trials and give their perspective on how it could be more patient-friendly.

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Accessing and Integrating Mind-Body Medicine Resources Into Your Care

How can patients utilize mind-body medicine resources to complement their cancer care? Certified yoga therapist Raquel Jex Forsgren and expert Dr. Ishwaria Subbiah share ways to find and incorporate them into your wellness routine.

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What Are the Challenges Myeloma Patients Face During a Clinical Trial?

What are the current barriers to trial enrollment? Why are some people on the fence about joining? A panel of patients living with myeloma address difficult things they encountered; financially, emotionally and physically, and how they overcame those obstacles to participate in a clinical trial.

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Myeloma Patient Perspective: Making the Decision to Join a Clinical Trial

Although a clinical trial may be recommended by a healthcare team, enrollment is ultimately a voluntary decision made by the patient. Watch now to hear from a patient panel things to consider before joining a clinical trial and reasons why they chose to participate.

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Replay: How Can Myeloma Patients Learn About New Treatments?

As a patient, how do I stay informed about new treatments in development for multiple myeloma? Watch now to hear a panel of myeloma experts share trusted resources for learning about treatment options and more.

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How Can Your Data Sharing Improve Cancer Treatment?

How can patients become actively involved in improving cancer care for all with just a few clicks? Can your electronic medical record be used to drive research forward? Find out now from CLL survivor and patient advocate, Larry Saltzman.

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Understanding Supportive Care: Terms and Resources to Know

Expert Dr. Ishwaria Subbiah explains what tools are available to help support patients on their treatment journey, from body pain and symptom management to spiritual and emotional distress.

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Page last updated on June 5, 2014