Multiple Myeloma

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Newly Diagnosed? What You Should Know

If you or someone you know has recently been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, you're probably thinking hard about what to do next. Educating yourself about cancer and understanding the various symptoms and treatment options that are explained on these pages is a good start. However, your most important decision is selecting where to get your cancer treated.  

Your Treatment Center Matters

Listen in as SCCA's Dr. William Bensinger and Dr. Noopur Raje of Massachusetts General Hospital discuss what it means to be diagnosed with multiple myeloma.

Studies have shown that the first treatment you receive for any type of cancer is by far the most important. That's why your first choice in a treatment center needs to be the right one. Patients who begin their treatment at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance often have better outcomes than those who started treatment elsewhere. Not only can you expect the best standard of care available, patients at SCCA have access to advanced therapies and treatments being explored in some 25 ongoing clinical trials for multiple myeloma conducted at SCCA's parent organizations, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and UW Medicine.
 
At SCCA we view treatment as a collaborative effort. Your doctors will discuss all your options and recommend a treatment plan based on your type of cancer and how it’s progressed. We’ll also consider your general health, lifestyle, and personal preferences. 

Make an Appointment

To make an appointment, please call us at (800) 804-8824 (toll-free), (206) 288-SCCA (7222) or (206) 288-1024, or ask your doctor to call us to talk about your condition and treatment options.