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Anna K. – Orlando, FL

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December 2013, our family was gathered in the living room when my dad gave my brother and I the shocking news that he was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma. Needless to say it was not the type of Christmas we were expecting. What was unique about my dad’s situation is he didn’t have any of the […]

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Michele G. – Bradenton, FL

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I went for a routine physical exam and my doctor told me that my blood work showed I was anemic. She did some additional tests and then referred me to a hematologist/oncologist. At this point, I still wasn’t worried. I thought there must be some benign explanation. So, off I went to the oncologist who […]

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Martha W. – Bonita Springs, FL

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We brought my husband Jerry to a doctor for back problems beginning in late 2009.  Jerry returned early from Florida to Indiana in February 2010 and saw Dr. John R. Alessi in Nashville, IN. He referred Jerry to a physical therapist who seemed to get him walking again. The next year in Feb. 2011 Jerry […]

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Jim C. – Gainesville, FL

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8/10/11 changed my life forever. I am a physician who treats cancer. Having a pain in my neck for several months I attributed it to old age. Finally I asked a technologist friend to take a look with CT. What I saw sucked the life out of me and was the beginning of a new […]

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Hardy J. – St. Augustine, FL

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I was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in 2003. Fortunately, my doctor was able to diagnose me fairly quickly. My first research on my newly acquired disease indicated a life expectancy of 2.5 years average. I sat in front of my computer numb. But I learned quickly that much that is on the web is outdated. […]

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Ronald C. – Bradenton, FL

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I was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma 9 years ago. It was a major shock to me, and of course I went to the internet for information. Seeing that the average life spam with MM was 3 years, I was ready to die soon. Then, my oncologist said he would make sure I was going to […]

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James B. – Panama City, FL

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We know Multiple Myeloma cancer presently can not be cured, will take hold and get worse in time. I have Multiple Myeloma, Light Chain and Amyloidasis, stage three,had some symptoms 2009. February 2010 during surgery, Catheter Arrhythmia Ablation the nurse informed me that I had fluid build-up in my legs that I should report to […]

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Sarah D. – Panama City, FL

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My name is Sarah Christina Davis and my husband Mike and I are leaders of the Northwest Florida MM support group in Panama City, FL. I’m so grateful to God for everything and I’m very blessed to be here sharing my story with you. We were living in Charlotte NC when around Nov 20th 2009 […]

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John B. – The Villages, FL

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I was diagnosed in March of 2013. However, I believe that it had been coming on for for several vears.  before I was diagnosed. I was having balance and walking problems. I just did not feel right and knew that something was wrong. Then in November of 2012, I had severe back pain. Found out […]

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Barbara K. – The Villages, FL

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I fractured my back in 2005.  After waiting 3 months wearing a brace it was no better.  The doctors decided to do surgery.  After doing my pre-op blood work it came back showing I was 1/2 empty of blood.  I didn’t knows it but my kidneys had shut down too.  After a couple blood transfusions […]

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