Websites & Blogs

 

There a many websites and blogs discussing multiple myeloma.  Below are a few that our members find especially informative and reliable.

Myeloma Beacon:  an excellent online source for up-to-date information.  Daily emails are available or just visit their site for the latest news and patient insights.  The site also features various patient blogs.

 

Website: www.myelomabeacon.com

 

 

CaringBridge: a website that allows you to create a personal, protected site to make it easy to post health updates during any type of health event. This makes it easy to keep friends and family updated and may be especially helpful during

the transplant process.

                                                          Website:  www.caringbridge.org

 

 

Cancer Support Community:  Website that addresses many types of cancers, including myeloma, and offers support for patients and caregivers.

 

Website: www.cancersupportcommunity.org

 

 

CURE Magazine:

Publication dealing with all types of cancers and its related issues.   Click here for a free subscription.

 

 

Cancer Care: CancerCare® can

help provide telephone, online and face-to-face counseling, support groups, education, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. Professional oncology social workers offer personalized care, and all of our services are free of charge.

 

Website:  www.cancercare.org

 

 

Myeloma Central: Celgene (makers of Revlimid) created Myeloma Central to help you understand

multiple myeloma and have more meaningful conversations with your healthcare provider.

 

Website: www.myelomacentral.com

 

 

Patient Power: Patient Power offers a variety of videos about many types of cancers, one of which is multiple myeloma.  The site features interviews with leading specialists and patient advocates about the latest research, living well with myeloma, and more.

 

Website: www.patientpower.info

Myeloma Crowd:  This site was started by a myeloma patient and includes links about the disease and the latest news.  It also features a regular schedule of radio interviews with myeloma specialists.

 

Website: www.myelomacrowd.org

 

 

Memorial Center for Cancer Support:  This organization offers tremendous support for our networking group and has a host of services available to cancer patients, including a licensed, clinical oncology social worker, nurse navigator, dietician and chaplain.  For more information on their services, contact them at    423-495-7778.

 

Website: www.memorial.org/cancer-institute.org

 

 

Smart Patient: This is a site where patients can exchange information with others, pose questions and just monitor the latest news.

 

For more information, visit

www.info.smartpatient.com

 

There are also a number of Facebook pages for myeloma patients and caregivers.