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10 STEPS TO BETTER CARE®

Your guide through the myeloma journey, from diagnosis to long-term survival. Start by understanding the disease and diagnosis, and proceed through the steps to learn the best tests, treatments, and supportive care currently available.

10.28.11

Ten Steps to Better Care

The 10 steps are:

  1. Know what you're dealing with. Get the correct diagnosis.
  2. Tests you really need.
  3. Initial treatment options.
  4. Supportive care and how to get it.
  5. Transplant: Do you need one?
  6. Response Assessment: Is Treatment Working?
  7. Consolidation and/or Maintenance.
  8. Keeping Track of the Myeloma: Monitoring without mystery.
  9. Relapse: Do You Need a Change in Treatment?
  10. New Trials: How to find them.

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