• By Laurel J. Kelly

Living With Cancer: Multiple myeloma

March 17, 2017

a medical illustration of bone marrow for multiple myelomaTreating multiple myeloma
Multiple myeloma is a cancer that forms in a type of white blood cell called plasma cells, which help you fight infections by making antibodies that recognize and attack germs. Whether you've just been diagnosed with multiple myeloma or you're having a recurrence, know your treatment options.

Words matter in supporting cancer survivors
Family and friends want to offer support when hearing about a new cancer diagnosis, treatment decision or prognosis, but sometimes it can be hard for them to find the right words. Sometimes their questions and comments can cause pain, despite their best intentions.

Colon cancer screening: At what age can you stop?
If you're over 75, have been screened regularly without worrisome findings and are not at increased risk of colon cancer because of family history, you may not need to continue getting routine screenings. That's according to colon cancer screening guidelines issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and the American College of Physicians. Learn more about colon cancer screening guidelines and what might be right for you.

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