How to Be an Active Member of Your Healthcare Team

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Dr. Thomas Martin, a myeloma expert from UCSF, discusses the importance of being proactive in your own care, including voicing concerns about side effects and complying with treatment. Dr. Martin also explores the role of complementary medicines in myeloma and why it is important for patients not to hesitate when inquiring about complementary options. Dr. Robert Orlowski joins the discussion to emphasize the importance of doctor-patient communication before adding therapies that could potentially interfere with a patient's standard treatment regimen. 

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