Over the past 2 decades, treatment options for multiple myeloma have increased dramatically. That’s led to an uptick in survival rates. While there’s still no cure for this blood cancer, more than 90% of those who have it respond to treatment. Many now live for 10 years or longer with the disease.  

Despite these encouraging facts, your odds for successful treatment and survival vary a lot, based on:

  • Your age
  • Your overall health at the time of diagnosis
  • The stage at which the cancer is diagnosed
  • The type of treatment you get

And race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status can affect all of these things. 

According to data…


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