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17 01, 2013

Free myeloma event January 28th at Moffitt

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Yesterday I wrote about a conversations I had with tough, never-say-die and long-lived multiple myeloma survivor, Dr. Arnold Goodman.  The meeting meant so much to me I practically gushed with admiration over Arnie's ability to overcome the difficult hand he has been dealt.  But I don't want to forget the reason we were there in

8 01, 2012

How and why does multiple myeloma damage bones?

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An insert in the Winter 2011 Edition of Cure Magazine offers a simple, yet comprehensive explanation about why multiple myeloma damages your bones. According to medical journalist Laura Beil, “Malignant plasma cells affect the remodeling of bone, causing overproduction of the natural substances that dissolve bone.  When plasmacytomas (the scientific term for myeloma related tumors

23 01, 2011

Fun Look At What My Fellow Foridians Consider To Be "Cold"

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I'm sure we won't get much sympathy from folks in Buffalo, New York or Duluth, Minnesota, but here is a fun look at how Floridians are coping with record cold - No matter how long you live in South Florida, your blood will not thin out and make you sensitive to chilly weather.Watching the

23 06, 2010

Free "Caring For Your Bones When You Have Multiple Myeloma" Workshop Thursday

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I wanted to remind my readers about an upcoming CancerCare Connect® Education Workshop, Caring for Your Bones When You Have Multiple Myeloma, which will take place on Thursday, June 24th, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm Eastern Time.Speakers will include William Bensinger, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Director, Autologous Stem Cell Transplant Program, Fred

9 09, 2009

Bone Disease In Myeloma

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Dr. Brian Durie, Dr. Keith Stewart and Dr. David Vesole all answered questions about bone involvement in multiple myeloma at last week's IMF conference I attended in Edina, Minnesota, just south of Minneapolis. In addition, Dr. Durie gave a one hour presentation, "Bone Disease In Myeloma." I will spend the next two days touching on