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Do I Really Need Zometa Infusions?

Do I Really Need Zometa Infusions?

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

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

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.

posted 15 days ago
A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

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.

posted 15 days ago
A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Thank you. That's very helpful.

posted 15 days ago
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