New Treatment for Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia

The first response of most people diagnosed with cancer is to look for immediate New Treatment for Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia. This is not always needed as WM is generally slow moving and may take years to grow, or in some cases never develop. Most symptoms are not usually life threatening. Therefore patients may be put on watch and wait. This decision is determined by the relative progression of the disease and the severity of the patient’s symptoms. When a patient is first diagnosed it is imperative to begin recording blood test values and symptoms to create a baseline. It's usual also to have a primary scan to see if other organs are involved.

As other laboratory tests are complete and patient symptoms are monitored, a pattern will become evident which will indicate a rate of disease progression. In many waldenström’s macroglobulinemia cases, there will be extremely little change in status from visit to visit. For these patients a strategy of treatment may be an option. Many patients keep a record of their key tests and relate them to their general health and symptoms.

Immediate avoids the use of treatments, which could have side effects, until Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Staging Treatment is extremely necessary. The question is: “By delaying treatment am I allowing Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia to become more difficult to treat in the future or am I allowing symptoms to development to the point that they cannot be easily managed?” This question can only be answered by you and your professional after a analysis of your individual test results and symptoms.