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Dr. Craig Hofmeister

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14 05, 2014

Immunotherapy meets individualized medicine

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Dr. Craig Hofmeister's T-cell therapy project garnered some well earned attention this week. Dr. Hofmeister's Ohio State University research team is one of several working on ways to use T-cells to fight cancer.  And fortunately for us, much of the work centers on multiple myeloma.  Here's an article that ran in Monday's Science World Report:

9 11, 2013

Myeloma News: Infection risk, positive allo transplant data, follow up with Dr. Hofmeister

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Today seemed like a good day to catch up on some important myeloma related topics. Anthony, a fellow support group leader from California, sent me this article he found in Today's Caregiver (Caregiver.com).  Here's an excerpt: Understanding the Risk of Infection During Chemotherapy What is Nadir? Chemotherapy treatment will usually involve a number of chemotherapy

30 10, 2013

Immunotherapy, alternative and complementary medicine

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Yesterday's post focused on why some patient's immune systems fight off multiple myeloma better than others.  Later in the day I hosted an on-air support group meeting featuring special guest, myeloma specialist Dr. Craig Hofmeister.  He spent much of the hour discussing immunotherapy--his specialty. Here's a link to the broadcast:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/curepanel/2013/10/29/myeloma-survival-data-w-dr-hofmeister-james-cancer-center Immunotherapy is a hot

23 10, 2013

Dr. Paul Richardson this week; Dr. Craig Hofmeister next week

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Dana-Farber's Dr. Paul Richardson will be the featured guest on Thursday night's Myeloma Cure Panel broadcast.  And Ohio State's myeloma expert, Dr. Craig Hofmeister, will be joining us for our on-air multiple myeloma support group meeting next Tuesday. Click on the link below for the phone number to listen live via phone or on your

24 02, 2013

Thoughtful discussion among experts about myeloma therapy options

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One of Andrew Schorr's better clips featuring Dr. Craig Hofmeister, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Dr. Sagar Lonial, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, discussing different myeloma therapies including stem cell transplants, non-transplants, targeted and combination therapies: Transplant or Targeted Therapy: What's the Mainstay for Treatment in Multiple Myeloma?