The malignant blood cell cancer can provide many can provide many challenges for physicians trying to treat individuals with Multiply Myeloma.
But Empire Genomics says this new DNA test will allow doctors to tailor treatment for patients based on their genetic make-up.
"What you end up doing is treat the patients who will benefit from the current first line treatment, then you are able to prevent the other patients the drug won't do any good, so you don't administer that drug, they don't suffer the side effects. Instead you put them on a path for an alternative treatment," said Dr. Nowak.
Celebrating 29 years of marriage in December '17. After over 7 years of remission, Dom's Multiple Myeloma (Cancer of the blood plasma cells- attributed to Agent Orange Exposure while Dom served in Vietnam) has returned. Much of this blog concentrates on our adventure leading up to a Stem Cell Transplant, his remission, and our new adventure.