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

A colorectal cancer diagnosis can trigger a complex mix of emotions. Fear, sadness, worry, and stress are a few common reactions to this serious news. But amid these tumultuous feelings, it’s important to remember that there is hope. The right treatment plan could help you or your loved one manage this disease and...

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...

Approximately 7,500 Canadians are living with multiple myeloma, according to Myeloma Canada, a national nonprofit organization that aims to improve the lives of people impacted by myeloma. The Biotechnologist caught up with Aldo Del Col, co-founder and chairman of Myeloma Canada and a myeloma patient himself, to...

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...