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“Take cover – it’s DEX DAY!” – Myeloma Caregivers joking around with each other on the subject of the steroid, Dexamethasone.  Dexamethasone, is a love/hate relationship. It has clearly been shown to enhance the chemotherapy drugs myeloma patients are taking in all genre’s of treatment. That’s the love part, in case you’re wondering. But it’s […]

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In Little Rock, they simply commence treatment. If however, you are like most of us, and you have a general oncologist treating you at diagnosis, and your doc doesn’t refer patients to Little Rock, you are put on some sort of “oral” chemotherapy in the interim before SCT. (Stem Cell Transplant) Thalidomide is the drug […]

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