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BY Devon Carter

Many patients’ goal for cancer treatment is cure. But what if there isn’t a known cure for your diagnosis? That’s the case for patients with multiple myeloma.

Although there isn’t a cure, many patients live comfortably for years, thanks to the ever-expanding collection of treatment options.

“These days, myeloma can be managed like a chronic disease,” says multiple myeloma specialist Krina Patel, M.D. “The prognosis for multiple...

Cancerwise blog post: Multiple myeloma facts

BY Dianna Ray

I had a very short breast cancer treatment journey -- a scant six weeks from diagnosis to cure, thanks to  early detection following...

BY MD Anderson

A cancer diagnosis can feel lonely and overwhelming. But listening to the experiences of those who have been there before -- other cancer...

BY Shane Scott

I had been married to the love of my life for about two years and we were just getting our feet on the ground when I received my testicular cancer diagnosis. It happened so fast. I went from having an ultrasound to having an operation the next week. After the surgery, we found out the testicular cancer had spread to my lymph nodes and I would need chemotherapy.

At that point, fertility was the last thing on my mind. I was so...

BY Brittany Hurst

I did not realize how much I depended on my medical team until my second ovarian cancer diagnosis. During summer 2014, I spent a total of...

BY Wendy Griffith

Appointments. Side-effects. Medications. Side-effects from medications. More sickness. Lengthy tests. Hospitalizations. It can be a lot at...

BY MD Anderson

As 2013 drew to a close, everything was normal for then 32-year-old Jamie Bernard. She was a healthy, active mom, running 5Ks and reveling...

BY Gail Morse

After I received my breast cancer diagnosis, I chose to keep it to myself and not tell a lot of people. This wasn't my original plan, but...

BY Stephanie Madsen

My trip to MD Anderson for large cell cervical cancer treatment was so incredible that I wished I could have stayed longer.

The place...

BY Kellie Bramlet

For Phil Gonzalez, the toughest part of his head and neck cancer treatment was losing the ability to taste. After doctors found the squamous...