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2502, 2017

A Week From Today!

By |February 25th, 2017|Pat's Myeloma Survival School|


1602, 2017

2017 Pat’s Myeloma Survival School and Muscles For Myeloma Beach Walk 5K Cut Off Reminder

By |February 16th, 2017|Pat's Myeloma Survival School|

We are fast approaching the 2017 Pat’s Myeloma Survival School and Muscles for Myeloma Beach Walk in Fernandina Beach, FL!  In two weeks, we will all be enjoying time together while gaining the latest information on treatment options, good food and fun!  We are so excited to see all of you!

1302, 2017

Less than 3 Weeks to Fernandina Beach!

By |February 13th, 2017|Pat's Myeloma Survival School|

Hello Everyone!

202, 2017

We Are Only 28 Days Away!

By |February 2nd, 2017|Pat's Myeloma Survival School|


2401, 2017

Countdown Has Begun!

By |January 24th, 2017|Pat's Myeloma Survival School|

We are officially 40 days from the 2017 Pat’s Myeloma Survival School in Fernandina Beach, FL!  Time is going so fast as preparations continue for the event. We are now close to the cut off dates to take advantage of the Group Rates.  The rates that have been negotiated are at a huge discount from […]

1801, 2017

2017 Pat’s Myeloma Survival School Beach Walk

By |January 18th, 2017|Pat's Myeloma Survival School|

REMINDER-VERY IMPORTANT!! Hurry and get yourself registered ASAP for the Beach Walk this year!  Tell all your friends to join you!  We need to get shirts ordered for all of you and we need to know how many to order and which size. The cutoff to order them to have them in time […]

401, 2017

Hotel Information for Pat’s Myeloma Survival School 2017

By |January 4th, 2017|Pat's Myeloma Survival School|

As promised, here is the hotel information for the event.  There are cut off dates in place to take advantage of the group rates we have negotiated, so PLEASE make your reservation ASAP!  It’s better to have a room reserved than wait and not have one available for you.  It’s not a problem to cancel […]

512, 2016

Pat’s Myeloma Survival School 2017

By |December 5th, 2016|Pat's Myeloma Survival School|

It’s Time to come back to Fernandina Beach, FL for the 2017 Pat’s Myeloma Survival School!  The 2017 event will mark our 4th Annual Myeloma weekend and we are very excited about what we have planned for all of you!

3003, 2016

It’s Almost Time!

By |March 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|


2603, 2016

We Still Have Room!

By |March 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|

We will all be meeting in Fernandina Beach, FL next Friday already! The excitement continues to grow as we continue to get everything in place.

2203, 2016

We are only 10 days away!

By |March 22nd, 2016|Pat's Myeloma Survival School|

Can you believe it?  In 10 days, we will all be gathering for the 2016 Pat’s Myeloma Survival School in Fernandina Beach, FL.  We are so excited to see everyone and share great information for both patients and caregivers from our amazing speakers. We are looking forward to spending time with all of our friends, […]

903, 2016

Great News-Focus Groups are Back!

By |March 9th, 2016|Pat's Myeloma Survival School|

Fernandina Beach Women’s Club

2502, 2016

Pat Gave Us His All, And Continues To Do So With An Outstanding Survival School. By Gary Petersen

By |February 25th, 2016|Pat's Myeloma Survival School|


2202, 2016

Countdown Has Begun!

By |February 22nd, 2016|Pat's Myeloma Survival School|

We would first like to thank everyone for the outpouring of thoughts, prayers and support during this time.  They mean more than you could ever know and we hold them close to our hearts every day.  As we move forward planning the event that was so important to Pat, your support gives us strength and […]

1202, 2016

A Special Tribute to an Incredible Friend

By |February 12th, 2016|About Pat|

I only met Pat twice, but I feel like I’ve known him forever. We shared a passion for our native state of Wisconsin. Last time the Badger football team got into the Rose Bowl, I invited Pat and Pattie to California so we could all go to the game together. They did and, despite losing […]

802, 2016

I’m not dead yet!

By |February 8th, 2016|About Pat, Diagnostics, Side effects, Transplants|

The commonly used name here for plasmapheresis is plasma exchange. I”m being hooked up for my third, three hour round of plasma exchange. Honestly, I’m in pretty bad shape.

602, 2016

Tough day for me and my blood

By |February 6th, 2016|About Pat, Side effects, Support, Transplants|

Plasmapheresis and dialysis on the same day? My body is buzzing; literally buzzing. But it all seems to be working.

602, 2016

My world turned upside down

By |February 6th, 2016|About Pat, Diagnostics, Side effects, Transplants|

As difficult as my myeloma journey has become, the one silver lining has always been my excellent kidneys; no worries on that front. That all changed today. I learned today that my kidneys are/have failed.

502, 2016

Medical mystery worthy of reality TV

By |February 5th, 2016|About Pat, Diagnostics, Side effects, Transplants|

I’m a medical mystery. Why should I be surprised? Some of the medical news is good. But overshadowing basic improvement are a long list of unanswered questions. I’ve never had more blood drawn in my life!

202, 2016

Kyprolis effective for some patients that have used Velcade

By |February 2nd, 2016|News, Research|

MedPage Today reported on a new, retrospective study involving Kyprolis over the weekend. It makes my myeloma specialist, Dr. Tricot, look pretty smart for using Kyprolis as part of my three drug post transplant consolidation therapy.