Nonsecretory multiple myeloma

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What is nonsecretory multiple myeloma?

Nonsecretory multiple myeloma is a bone marrow-based cancer that arises in plasma cells. Nonsecretory MM may mean the body does not secrete M-protein or there is no detectable M-protein even within the malignant plasma cells present.

Common symptoms reported by people with nonsecretory multiple myeloma

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with nonsecretory multiple myeloma

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Bendeka)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Decadron)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1

Data from patients with nonsecretory multiple myeloma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with nonsecretory multiple myeloma

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Bendeka)
Perceived effectiveness
for nonsecretory multiple myeloma (2 evaluations)
Side effects
tiredness
Total evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Decadron)
Perceived effectiveness
for nonsecretory multiple myeloma (2 evaluations)
Side effects
elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia)
Total evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
abdominal cramps
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with nonsecretory multiple myeloma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has nonsecretory multiple myeloma on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 1
50s 3
60s 11
70+ 7
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 17

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 5
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from nonsecretory multiple myeloma patients who have completed their condition history
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