Written for Mediaplanet‘s Blood Health and Transplants campaign.
Published online and in print inside the National Post, September 28th.
Patients who are diagnosed with myeloma are diagnosed for life.
“There is no cure for multiple myeloma but we remain optimistic for the future,” says Francine Gendron, the Chief Executive Officer of Myeloma Canada. “While patients go into remission, the disease remains in their body. Eventually it comes back; you just never know when. This is an unpredictable cancer.”