No one with multiple myeloma needs to be alone in their fight against this challenging blood cancer. Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient or a loved one of someone suffering from multiple myeloma, this book offers help. Written by a researcher and a physician with over 20 years of experience treating patients with myeloma, Understanding Multiple Myeloma provides a comprehensive overview of symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, supportive care, and much more. As a patient, becoming informed about the nature and treatment of this disease can help facilitate a more active and supportive relationship with your healthcare team. Comprehensive, insightful, and compact, Understanding Multiple Myeloma is an essential guide for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this disease.