Multiple Myeloma... many have never even heard of this! But now that you know of it, you will hear of it all the time!
We can’t figure out Why this happened to Jim! All we know is how thankful we are for early detection! He was showing no signs of this, it was caught at his yearly check up when he kidney levels came back really rough- like kidney failure bad-
Many doctors put their heads together and narrowed down the diagnosis and wasted no time getting started on treatment! This was September... 12 chemo treatments later and a few plasma infusions puts us where we are today!
Recommended stem cell transplant... Dr. Vij at Siteman is a leader in finding a cure for MM and we are lucky enough to have him at a hospital in our backyard...