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Cynthia Chmielewski | CureTalks

Cynthia Chmielewski is a Jersey Girl! She was born and raised in The Burg made famous by the novels of Janet Evanovich. After graduating from Rutgers University she secured a job as a special needs educator and has been teaching ever since. Cynthia was diagnosed with Stage 3 Multiple Myeloma in 2008 and began treatment with novel therapies immediately. She retired from teaching after 28 years of service when a Stem Cell Transplant failed to put her into remission. Now that she is retired she uses her passion for education to teach a new group of students myeloma patients and their caregivers. Cynthia is an active member of the Philadelphia Multiple Myeloma Networking Group, a trained mentor, and participates in several online communities. She also is very active on Twitter. Naturally her Twitter name is @MyelomaTeacher.

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