Dr. Monica Taylor is a wife and mother of three adult children, but she is also someone touched by multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells. As such she has taken up the cause this month, Myeloma Action Month.
Dr. Taylor told All Woman that in 2011, normal life was interrupted when a routine executive blood work panel revealed that her protein levels were not in the normal range.
“With multiple myeloma (which causes cancer cells to accumulate in the bone marrow where they crowd out healthy blood cells) some people have problems and then the doctor tries to find out what is wrong, but there is a small percentage of people who have no symptoms and I was one of those,” she explained.
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