100 Questions & Answers about Myeloma

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 143 pages
Whether you're a newly diagnosed myeloma patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. The only text to provide the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Myeloma gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. Written by a hematologist-oncologist specializing in myeloma treatment, and featuring "insider" advice from an actual patient, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
 

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Contents

Preface
1
Stem Cell Transplantation 83
7
Diagnosis and Staging
13
Treatment Options
39
Side Effects and Complications of Treatment
71
Why are stem cell transplants performed for myeloma?
83
If Treatment Fails
101
Advocacy and Support
107
Appendix
123
Index
135
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