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25 06, 2013

Peripheral neuropathy? Dr. Berenson recommends alpha lipoic acid

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Don Baylor wasn't the only prominent guest on our Blog Talk Radio panel Thursday evening.  Myeloma specialist, Dr. James Berenson, joined-in and gave his two cents worth, too. I mentioned this weekend that Dr. Berenson assertively stated there is no solid evidence in medical literature supporting the claim that stress is bad for a cancer

16 01, 2012

Monday morning homework

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Last month I was featured in a Nature Magazine article about multiple myeloma and stem cell transplants: Stem cells: Transplants on trial By Elie Dolgin They included this handsome picture, too! Point of fact, the photo editors--located in England--flipped the captions of the two pictures I sent them.  The actual stem cell infusion pic was

2 05, 2011

Video Explaining How Bisphosphonates Help Strengthen Bones Of Myeloma Patients

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I flew out to Los Angeles late last fall to interview Dr. James Berenson at the Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research. Novartis Oncology paid for my time and travel.  The primary purpose of the trip was to produce a video for Novartis about their IV bisphosphonate drug, Zometa.  An independent company, WEGO Health,

1 03, 2011

New Webinar About Bone Health For Multiple Myeloma Survivors Available Online

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Yesterday I provided you with a link to a site on, where patients and/or caregivers can access video footage of other patients, all discussing how they live with their cancer. Today I would like to share a link to a webinar I conducted late last year with Dr. James Berenson in Los Angeles: Multiple Myeloma

9 02, 2011

CytRx Hopes Bafetinib Will Soon Be Approved For Use In Multiple Myeloma Patients

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I ran a story about Bafetinib on yesterday:  CYTRX : CytRx's Bafetinib Demonstrates Ability to Prevent Cancer-Related Bone Loss Interesting that the company chose to quote Dr. Berenson in their press release.  You remember Dr. Berenson, right?  Recall yesterday's article, Have Multiple Myeloma Researchers Stopped Searching For A Cure? Not The Institute For Myeloma

8 02, 2011

Have Multiple Myeloma Researchers Stopped Searching For A Cure? Not The Institute For Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research!

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Let's take a break from all of the Revlimid/secondary cancer risk news, shall we?  Read part of this email I recently recieved from a fellow multiple myeloma patient:"Although I am immensely grateful for the number of pharmaceutical optionsavailable to keep me alive and "functional" while in remission,I wish remission meant--- cure..."I have a feeling this