RELAPSED/REFRACTORY MULTIPLE MYELOMA
What is Relapsed/Refractory
About 30,000 Americans like you are diagnosed with multiple myeloma each year.2 Hear from other people living with multiple myeloma.
As time passes after diagnosis, it’s common for multiple myeloma to develop a resistance to medicines, so the medicines you’re taking no longer work.1 If you have experienced this, your disease would be referred to as relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.3 Each relapse tends to happen more quickly than the one before it, and with each new relapse, it becomes harder and harder to deal with the side effects of new treatment regimens.4 Take a closer look at some patient journeys inspired by people living with multiple myeloma just like you.
If you are relapsed/refractory to the 3 most common types of medicines for multiple myeloma, there is a specific name for that. Your disease would be called triple-class refractory. You may have heard of the most common types, which are4: