Items Tagged ‘multiple myeloma’

March 27, 2018

A Doctor who took upon himself to connect the dots!

By JuliaM mangir05

I have been in treatment for Multiple Myeloma since January 2011. In May 2012 I had to have a hip replacement due to AVN (Avascular Necrosis) if the left hip joint. Dr. Francis Cyran not only performed the replacement , but addressed all my issues, questions, conducted the bone marrow biopsy during the surgery! In […]

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Tags: Avascular Necrosis, bone marrow biopsy, Doctors Day, Dr. Francis Cyran, hip replacement, multiple myeloma, patient stories, surgery


At Celebration of Life event, cancer patients share their stories of their transplant journey

October 12, 2017

At Celebration of Life event, cancer patients share their stories of their transplant journey

By uclahealth uclahealth

By Amy Albin Kathryn Naftzger, 21, still remembers the shock of being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in April 2016. Over the course of her treatment she experienced good days, bad days and others that fell somewhere in between. She suffered fainting spells, fevers, pancreatitis, swollen cheeks and more. But she also enjoyed many milestones: […]

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Tags: acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, blood cancer, bone marrow cancer, bone marrow transplant, Burkitt lymphoma, cancer, multiple myeloma, stem-cell transplant, UCLA bone marrow and stem cell transplant program