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10 12, 2012

MMRF ASH coverage and a heartfelt thank you!

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My reporting from ASH tends to stress the human side of the meetings.  When I do report on specific presentations, I edit some of the information, only including what I think would be of interest to the majority of my readers. If you would like to know more, here is a link the the MMRF's

14 11, 2012

The collective wisdom of my readers is a powerful thing.

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To start, I would like to apologize to a number of readers that never saw their comments published.  I normally receive an email whenever someone comments on any post--or so I thought.  But I learned today that there were 27 comments from the past week or so waiting to be approved by “the Administrator.”  HEY! 

28 06, 2012

Myeloma survivor, Don Wright, completes marathon in Alaska

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Remember my good friend Don Wright? Minnesota Don’s inspirational story goes national Don lives with his lovely wife and daughter in St. Paul, Minnesota.  The three of them always travel together.  They are pictured here following an event several months back. (Don is pictured here, wearing red.  His daughter, Sarah, that he lovingly calls "Sweet

14 12, 2011

International Myeloma Foundation’s Journalist Workshop features multiple myeloma related highlights from ASH

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I just finished writing an article about Monday’s night International Myeloma Foundation’s Journalist Workshop.  I will provide a link to the article as soon as it runs on the IMF’s website. Here’s an excerpt/preview from the article as I set the scene from the 90 minute media event: Monday evening I attended the IMF’s post-ASH

2 12, 2011

Minnesota Don’s inspirational story goes national

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Fellow multiple myeloma survivor, blogger, marathon runner and one of my myeloma heroes, Don Wright from Minnesota, has become quite a celebrity lately. Don was the first myeloma patient I met after I was diagnosed in 2007.  An experienced patient, Don befriended me, took me under his wing and helped me get my head around

20 09, 2010

Myeloma Hope Blog Helps Multiple Myeloma Patients Understand Test Results & Better Anticipate Side-Effects

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Looking for an excellent, technically focused patient blog? Check-out Myeloma Hope. My good friend, Don from Minnesota, includes lots of instructive details using his blood work and other tests to illustrate the hows and whys of myeloma chemistry. He also uses photos and charts which really help. An added bonus: Don's personal story is very