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What Defines Remission? Does It Require A Complete Absence Of M Proteins?
A MyMyelomaTeam Member asked a question 💭

I was diagnosed with MM in September 2022 after a four year old knee replacement became infected. I started a Velcade/Dexamethasome/Revlimid regimen immediately. Had a stem cell transplant in February 2023. Restarted treatment with the addition of Daratumamab in April 2023.

My M Proteins have continued to go down, but I don't know if they have to become undetectable before I'm considered in remission.

Thanks for your wisdom.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Me too! The knee has been opened three times. That's quite enough.

Is A Stem Cell Transplant Inevitable?
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I am newly diagnosed I have stage 1 MM. doctor is putting me a few meds which is saying is a low form of chemo. and Suggested I go get stem cells ready in case I may need a SCT. Is it inevitable that as this progresses I will definitely have to do the stem cell transplant?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

The doctors believe this is the best standard of care. I thought I would do the SCT until I read the book they give you that is written by a person who has done it. That turned me around to not… read more