Since being diagnosed with myeloma, I've been glad to have the assistance of LLS. For one thing, research they helped fund resulted in Velcade®, one of the drugs I'm being treated with. For another, their financial assistance program has come in very handy during my illness. Thank goodness for LLS. Manual Tapia | Multiple Myeloma Survivor You can tell just by looking at him that Manuel has a positive outlook. It has served him well since his diagnosis with multiple myeloma. Manuel drives a bus in downtown Kansas City and when asked what he most likes to do, his response was simple: Working and working out. After chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant, Manuel is in remission and his hopes for the future are equally simple. He wants to stay well. And that's exactly what we wish for him.