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Nicolas van Dyk

I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma at the tender age (for this disease) of 40 in November of 2008. Since that time, I have maintained a blog which has grown from a way to keep my close friends and family updated on my fight to something a bit broader -- I've been fortunate enough to make new... Full Bio
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Everything you Wanted to know about Transplants (new and improved!)

Hello folks. I published the bulk of this in a post a couple of days ago.  I didn't like the screwy way it was appearing here (I wrote the...

The Grand Unified Theory of Transplants -- or "To Transplant or Not to Transplant"

Hello folks. I do a fair amount of outreach in the online and real world, and I've noticed that time and time again the same questions...

Songs for Life

I was asked to be -- and agreed to be -- a judge in a project called "Songs for Life" which is an innovative effort to raise awareness of...

Remembering Pete Dalis

This disease stinks.  Putting it mildly. Peter Dalis was UCLA's athletic director for almost 20 years.  I became friends with Pete when I...

I'm good on paper, at least!

Just got the call back from my doctor. No MM under SPEP, IFE is normal, light chains normal, IgG and IgA are in normal range, IgM still...
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