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15 05, 2011

Let’s Try To Make Sense Of The "Alphabet Soup" Used To Describe Stem Cell Transplants For Multiple Myeloma Patients

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Saturday I wrote in detail about my meeting with my myeloma specialist at Moffitt Cancer Center: Details From Thursday's Disappointing Visit With Dr. Alsina At the end of the article, I promised to cover the pros and cons of inpatient versus outpatient stem cell transplant care today. But before I use my pre-transplant experiences to highlight the advantages

2 11, 2010

Congratulations To BMT InfoNet On Twenty Years Of Service To Those Undergoing Stem Cell Transplants

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Sue Stewart, Founder and Executive Director, BMT InfoNet, started BMT InfoNet twenty years ago, just one year after her own transplant for acute myelogenous leukemia. Sue saw the need for more and better information for patients and families facing this difficult medical procedure, and made it her mission to ensure that families got the help they

28 09, 2009

More About Pro’s/Con’s/Timing Of Stem Cell Transplants

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Here is a good, basic article about if and when to transplant in myeloma patients from this month's BMT e-newsletter:For years, few therapies showed promise for myeloma patients. But in the last ten years a new group of drugs to treat multiple myeloma have significantly prolonged survival for multiple myeloma patients. These drugs –Thalomid®