Mary has had 5 lines of treatment stop working, and she is anticipating the likelihood of another relapse. She has done extensive research and talked with other members of the myeloma community to understand what to expect from another relapse and to learn what questions to ask her specialists. Mary has also begun having discussions with her specialists about what her next steps are, and what, if anything, she can do to keep herself healthy for as long as possible.
If you’re ready to talk with your doctor about possible next steps like Mary, you can start with this discussion guide, which will provide you with information or questions you may want to consider asking when you talk with your doctor about relapse.
I am trying my best to stay informed and do all that I can to make sure I am prepared for my next relapse. I am encouraged by the science and am doing my best to keep myself in a position to participate in clinical trials as they become available.”