What is Myeloma?

A layperson’s look at a perplexing disease By Mitch Howard.

There is likely no haematologist that would fully endorse the following explanation of multiple myeloma. However, this is my humble attempt to put into layperson’s terms some of the inner workings of a very complex disease. I’ve simplified the systems and used everyday ideas in an effort to help people understand what’s happening in the body when multiple myeloma is present.