Myeloma Alphabet Soup Handbook (Archive)

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  • Abbreviations  Medical abbreviations used in Myeloma articles.
  • Angiogenesis Inhibitors  Drugs that block angiogenesis, the development of new blood vessels, plus links to more info.
  • Biaxin as a treatment for Myeloma  A report of the results of Biaxin, an antibiotic, as a treatment for patients with active Myeloma.
  • Blood Tests  Definitions of lab tests, plus links to more info.
  • BMT and Hematology Centers  Transplant and Hematology centers that specialize in Myeloma, plus links to more info.
  • Chemo Regimens Used To Treat Myeloma  A list of the most common chemo regimens used to treat Myeloma.
  • Clinical Trials  A basic understanding of the clinical trials system, plus links to the latest Myeloma trials.
  • Dr. Berenson's Talk June 23, 1998  A patient's review of Dr. Berenson's Myeloma talk at UCLA.
  • Drug Assistance Programs  A list of patient assistance programs to help pay for drugs that are offered by some pharmaceutical manufacturers.
  • Drugs Used To Treat Myeloma  A list of the most common drugs use to treat Myeloma, and their side effect.
  • Glossary of myeloma terms  A glossary of terms used in Myeloma articles, plus links to more info.
  • HMBA as a treatment for MDR Myeloma
  • Hycamtin Shows Activity in Multiple Myeloma
  • IMF Seminar Notes  Patient's notes from the latest IMF seminars.
  • Immunoglobulins  A basic understanding of the Immune system, plus links to more info.
  • Infusion Pumps  A list of infusion pump manufacturer.
  • Myeloma List Archives  A collection of all messages sent to the Myeloma list.
  • Percutaneous Vertebraplasty for collapsed vertebrae  A process that stabilizes the vetebrae by injecting medical cement.
  • Reading Material For Myeloma Patients  A list of reading material, for Myeloma patients, plus links to more info.
  • Subscribing To The Myeloma List  Information on how to subscribe, and unsubscribe to the Myeloma online discussion group.
  • Thalidomide for the treatment of Multiple Myeloma  Encouraging new data on thalidomide for the treatment of Myeloma.
  • Transplants  Transplant basics, plus links to more info.
  • Transportation  Information on free transportation for cancer patients, plus links to more info.
  • Tony's Trip With the Beast  Complete notes from 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01 and plots of all blood tests.
  • Urine Tests  Definition of lab test terms.
  • Vaccines  Vaccine programs, that are aimed at defeating the beast.
  • Virus  Articles that describe the virus therory that may cause Myeloma, plus links to more info.
  • Vitamins  Vitamins, Minerals & Trace Elements and their benefit, plus links to more info.
  • It is with great sadness that I report that after 8 years of battling Myeloma, Tony Juliana (my dad) passed away on Sunday, January 5th, 2003.

    The Disclaimer: This information is provided "as is" without any express or implied warranties. While reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, the author assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions, or for damages resulting from use of the information herein.

    Compiled and Edited by Tony Juliana 1996 - 2001
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    The latest version of this document may be obtained at: (no longer online)
    Last Updated: 01/20/2003