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21 12, 2011

Back to ASH: A bit of good news from Dana-Farber researchers working with salvage therapy

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I haven't written much about panobinostat , another new, combination drug lately. Here is a press release I saved from last week which was issued by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.  I have highlighted several points that I think are important: Multiple Myeloma Treatment: Experimental drug combination encouraging in relapsed multiple myeloma  San Diego- When the

16 08, 2010

Why Research From ASCO Is So Important For Multiple Myeloma Patients: Attacking Multiple Pathways

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Here is a link to an excellent video, featuring Dr. Kenneth Anderson from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, I found on a clinician's Website, Managing Myeloma:Attacking Multiple Pathways To Stop Multiple MyelomaDr. Anderson's audio is playing while I write this article--perfect for busy multi-taskers.  In his presentation, Dr. Anderson reviews research results, presented at

19 07, 2010

Post Stem Cell Transplant Maintenance Therapy Delays Multiple Myeloma Relapse In A Majority Of Patients

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One more stem cell transplant (SCT) follow-up point and story.  Medscape Medical News posted an article, Lenalinomide Maintenance Halves Multiple Myeloma Relapse, written by Zosia Chustecka just before the ASCO meetings this spring:May 26 2010 — Patients with multiple myeloma who were treated with high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation and then went on

12 07, 2010

CancerCare Online Educational Workshop: Advances In The Treatment Of Multiple Myeloma Scheduled For August

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A reader, Marti, forwarded information to me today about  an upcoming Connect Education Workshop:  Advances in the Treatment of Multiple MyelomaThe Workshop will take place on Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 1:30 – 2:30 pm ETSpeakersKenneth C. Anderson, MDKraft Family Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief, Division of Hematologic Neoplasia, Director, LeBow Institute for Myeloma Therapeutics,

1 11, 2009

Positive Outlook For Myeloma Patients!

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I continue to be haunted, (pun intended—Happy Halloween!) in a positive way by Dr. Anderson’s report Thursday. Now you need to understand, like a number of brilliant physicians, Dr. Anderson is not a dynamic speaker. His voice is a bit high and monotone. His presentation would not be memorable except for one important thing-- you

30 10, 2009

Notes From Managing Myeloma Teleconference

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Here are a few highlights for those of you that did not participate in the interactive program, Managing Myeloma: An Expert’s Update, featuring Dr. Kenneth Anderson of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The program was sponsored by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Thursday.Having been exposed to Dana-Farber’s myeloma treatment philosophy through patient and staffing contacts in Boston,