A colorectal cancer diagnosis can feel like your world has stopped, but there’s hope. With improved diagnosis and treatments, the survival rate for colorectal cancer is higher than ever before. Meet Mark. He was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer at the age of 44. Watch the video above to hear his story first-hand,...

At 67, Ljubica was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. With three children and nine grandchildren, she has a lot to live for. So finding a treatment plan to manage the cancer and allow her to enjoy her life and family was a top priority. Watch the video above to hear Ljubica tell her story. If you have multiple myeloma,...

This is the story of identical twins – Paul and Peter. After Peter received a terminal diagnosis of multiple myeloma, survival and quality of life were the top priorities. After watching this video, are you more likely to speak to your doctor about your treatment options?YesNoVote

Our bodies’ plasma cells are powerful forces. They are part of a strong network of flexible tissue in our bone marrow that helps keep our immune system healthy. The DNA in plasma cells can mutate into abnormal cells. These mutations can cause cells to multiply out of control, and may result in a type of cancer known as...

While the prospect of managing multiple myeloma can be truly daunting, there are things that patients can do to look after themselves as they live with the disease. Patients and caregivers should know that thanks to recent medical advances and innovative, new treatments, a growing number of patients are living 10...

Each day, eight Canadians are diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells found in bone marrow. Although there is currently no cure for the disease, there are now an array of innovative treatment options that allow myeloma patients to live their lives after diagnosis—and the outlook continues to...

Sadly, Aldo Del Col passed away on August 6, 2019 due to unforeseen complications related to multiple myeloma. Aldo will be remembered for his trailblazing work with Myeloma Canada, raising awareness for the disease and improving quality of life for multiple myeloma patients in Canada. Approximately 7,500 Canadians are...

Multiple myeloma has no cure. But it is treatable. The disease occurs in the bone marrow, where blood cells—oxygen-carrying red blood cells, blood-clotting platelet cells, and infection-fighting white blood cells—are made.  When someone has myeloma, an abnormality causes plasma cells to reproduce uncontrollably. After a...