What is multiple myeloma?

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A rare blood cancer related to lymphoma and leukemia, multiple myeloma affects your white blood cells. Those are your body’s cells that fight infections and produce antibodies that attack unwanted germs.

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The benefits of close-to-home cancer care

Close-to-home cancer care has many benefits

For some patients, receiving the very best cancer care requires traveling away from home, and that travel can be a roadblock for some who need comprehensive cancer treatment.

Life after getting a cancer diagnosis is filled with all sorts of challenges, but your cancer care journey doesn’t have to include the burden of travel.

During your treatment journey, you will need to see several doctors and specialists. For some patients, this process involves traveling to many different places to get all of the care they need to get better.

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Early signs that you might have prostate cancer

A patient talks with his provider about early signs of prostate cancer

As with most forms of cancerous disease, researchers and medical professionals are not sure as to what causes prostate cancer.

On a basic level, a prostate cancer diagnosis could be from an acquired genetic change in the DNA of a normal prostate cell. Some genetic changes can be inherited, making family history an important thing to look at when determining your risk for prostate cancer.

Without a clear understanding of what causes prostate cancer, the best thing you can do is know the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer, and what can happen if left unnoticed or untreated.

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