My original oncologist has prescribed Zometa every four weeks. While traveling, I needed to make an appointment with a temporary oncologist to receive the infusions. The new oncologist, after reviewing my medical records, said there is no reason for me to get these infusions, since I have no bone lesions. I was newly diagnosed with mgus, a few months ago, my blood results are only slightly out of range, and I have had only one infusion so far. Which doctor should I believe? Should I get yet… read more
Yes get an opinion from people who only do MM. MDAnderson in Houston or Roswell Cancer Center in Buffalo or Mayo Clinic. They have the most experience. Let a doctor from their group review and create your treatment plan with your local oncologist to implement. This is what I did and do far so good. Started two infusions weekly and two other cancer drugs.
Josie, yes check with a myeloma specialist. I take calcium and vitamin d and walk every day to keep bone strength. I had Zometa in the beginning, I'm not on it now.
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