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Monthly Archives: August 2015

7 08, 2015

Is myeloma therapy best in U.S.?

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Following yesterday's introduction, as promised, here is Greg Brozeit's second column: Random Thoughts on Health Care American health care is often cited, mostly by American politicians, as being the best in the world. It’s not that simple. Perhaps it is the best if you can access and afford it. But if you can’t, it doesn’t

5 08, 2015

New myeloma staging system long overdue

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I think most myeloma experts would agree: its time for a myeloma staging system that incorporates genetic risk assessment. Italian specialist, Dr. Palumbo, and his team are proposing docs worldwide use their new system. Health Day gave Dr. Palumbo a shout out yesterday: Revised staging system prognostic for multiple myeloma August 4th, 2015 (HealthDay)—The International

3 08, 2015

Medical update: Weekend gets mixed reviews

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I've had a few medical hiccups since I returned home early last week. I had been improving daily. That progress ground to a halt this weekend. I posted Saturday about how I crashed unexpectedly, sleeping for six hours in the afternoon. I felt a lot better after that. All went well getting my ongoing forty