My friend, Thomas from Germany, e-mailed me this a few minutes ago:
I was a little bit disappointed when I talked to http://www.micromet.com/.
They prepare a very promising antibody. But the development will need approximately
5 to 7 years (to stage I). That’s a lot of time!
Thomas was referring to another promising therapy I had written about in the past.
Like many others, it offers little hope of helping multiple myeloma patients, like us, anytime soon.
I have written a series of articles about the importance of communication between researchers and oncologists on my other daily site, Help With Cancer.org. Here is a link to today’s follow-up post:
You will find links to other related articles there. You will also learn about an excellent new blood cancer site, http://www.workingwithme.com/. The emphasis is multiple myeloma.
It is all about commmunication, isn’t it? Feel good and keep smiling! Pat