How Long Can You Live With Multiple Myeloma?

The latest SEER(Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results) data for multiple myeloma was published in 2013 by the National Cancer Institute, and the average life expectancy remains at 4 years for the third year in a row. However, some people beat the odds and live 10 to 20 years or more. Read More….

This Video Shows Multiple Myeloma Life Expectancy:

 

Do You Die From Multiple Myeloma?

The most common cause of death related to multiple myeloma is infection, with pneumonia being the most common fatal infection. Other common causes of death are bleeding (from low platelet counts), complications of bone fractures, kidney failure, and blood clots in the lungs.

Multiple Myeloma Life Expectancy Rate Graph:

Multiple Myeloma Life Expectancy Rate Graph

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