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Arnie Goodman

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30 07, 2014

I’ll miss you, Arnie–we all will

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I learned yesterday that Arnie Goodman had died. We were exchanging emails until a few days ago.  He let me know he was hospitalized at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa and wrote, "I'm sicker than I've been in a long time." I just flew home and haven't had a chance to speak with Arnie's wife,

25 07, 2014

A must-read for any myeloma survivor!

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I re-read Arnie Goodman's column today in the Myeloma Beacon.  I was blown away! For Arnie to have the resolve to share the details of his myeloma journey long, after others may have given up, is one of the most considerate and thoughtful things I've ever read.  No drama.  No pity party.  The guy is

24 04, 2013

Cautious optimism and “keeping it real”

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Pattie and I returned home last night after a short visit to Rockford, Illinios, to visit my ailing 91 year old father.  He’s doing better than one might expect for a guy that has had valve replacement surgery and recurring prostate cancer.  It was great to see him! On the flight home I wrote my

16 01, 2013

Interview with remarkable myeloma survivor, Arnie Goodman

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Yesterday was a remarkable day.  Why?  Because I got to spend almost 2 hours one-on-one with a remarkable man--myeloma survivor, retired physician, fellow Myeloma Beacon columnist and family man, Arnold Goodman. Arnie Goodman.  The man who just underwent his third stem cell transplant in seven years; this time an allogeneic (donor) transplant.  Arnie's allo transplant