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20 01, 2012

Stem Cell Transplants from a Patient’s Perspective is available NOW!

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Today is a proud day for me.  The first print run of my second book, Stem Cell Transplants from a Patient’s Perspective, has been shipped by the publisher. While it will take a week or two for the book to show-up on, our online My Cancer Store is stocked and ready to go. My

20 11, 2011

ASH PREVIEW: Does auto/mini-allo transplant combo hint at possible multiple myeloma cure?

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One of our regular readers, named Mark, forwarded me this exciting new abstract of a transplant study which will be presented at this year's ASH meetings in San Diego: Achievement of Sustained Molecular Remission Induces Long-Term Freedom From Disease After Autologous-Allogeneic Tandem Transplantation in Patients with Multiple Myeloma To make a long story short, here

6 08, 2011

Links To A Number Of Stem Cell Transplant Related News/Views

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I think it is understandable I have been featuring a lot of stem cell transplant (SCT) related news and info lately.  So has the Myeloma Beacon. Here are links to two auto transplant related articles from the Beacon, one pre-transplant and one post transplant: Residual Disease Before Stem Cell Transplantation May Predict Survival In Multiple

26 02, 2011

Multiple Myeloma & Allogeneic Transplant Survivor Shares His List Of Healthy"Power Foods"

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Yesterday I suggested combining traditional anti-myeloma therapies with holistic, non-traditional approaches.Here is a great example of this.  A friend of mine and myeloma survivor, Steve Joachim, has seen the light!  Steve wasn't given long to live a few years ago, having run out of therapy options to slow his aggressive cancer.  Nothing was working.  So

25 08, 2010

Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplants Using Chord Blood Expands Possible Donor Options For Multiple Myeloma Patients

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Here is a research abstract I found on the site, confirming how using chord blood can be a good allogeneic stem cell transplant alternative:Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Hematological Malignancy: Relative Risks and Benefits of Double Umbilical Cord BloodBlood. 2010 Aug 4;[Epub Ahead of Print], CG Brunstein, JA Gutman, DJ Weisdorf, AE Woolfrey, TE

11 07, 2010

European Hematology Association Finds Donor Stem Cell Transplants Are Not More Effective Than Existing Treatments For Multiple Myeloma

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Friday I wrote about my four part series featured on/in The Myeloma Beacon.  The Beacon is an excellent, independent source for multiple myeloma related news.  Here is an example:Donor Stem Cell Transplant Is Not More Effective Than Existing Treatments For Multiple Myeloma (EHA 2010) by Melissa Cobleigh, July 9, 2010 The results of a recent