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Dana Davis

Dana Davis

Patient Advocate

Dana Davis was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2009, at the age of 41. He had been experiencing pain on his side and assumed it was a muscle strain. Further testing showed that the pain was caused by a tumor on his ribs. A blood test confirmed a myeloma diagnosis. His treatment journey has consisted of multiple stem cell transplants, chemotherapy and, most recently, CAR T-cell therapy. Dana’s advice to newly diagnosed myeloma patients would be to not get overwhelmed, ask the questions you need to today and take it one day at a time. Also, he suggests staying positive and surrounding yourself with positive people who care about you and to find a myeloma support group. Dana is married with three grown children, three grandchildren and another on the way. He enjoys working full-time as a teacher, coaching basketball, traveling and spending time with family.

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