Join Alicia and Lizette as they speak with Dr. Marc Braunstein, a Board-certified hematologist, medical oncologist at NYU Winthrop in New York, NY. This is the second episode of five that will be part of ‘Removing Mystery from Myeloma‘ series. On this episode, Alicia and Lizette discuss the topics pertaining to myeloma patients and caregivers. Dr. Braunstein explains how a myeloma patient and caregiver should choose their hematologist, new treatment for myeloma and how it has evolved over the years, questions to ask one’s healthcare team, the importance of medication adherence, and how myeloma patients can build or maintain healthy bones.
To listen to the first episode of this series about diagnosing and treating, click here. Be sure to look out for our other 3 episodes from this series launching this month!
Mentioned on this episode:
- Myeloma booklets
- Printable question guides
- A Medication Resource for Myeloma Patients (Calendar)
- Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s PROMISE Study
- Myeloma Link initiative
- LLS Community
- Online Chats
- Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program
Additional LLS Support Resources:
- Information Specialists
- Free telephone/web patient programs
- Free booklets
- Financial support
- Caregiver support
- Support groups
- A Medication Resource for Myeloma Patients
Support for this episode provided by Amgen and Takeda.