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21 11, 2012

Something new: Pat’s journal article review

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I stumbled upon a fascinating journal article while I was doing some research for the post I ran about John yesterday.  Although I had seen the acronym, VDR-PACE, I wasn't familiar with the PACE part (continuous infusions of cis-platin, doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide, etoposide) of John's VDR-PACE inpatient induction regimen. It seems that VDR (Velcade, dexamethasone and

17 01, 2011

Link To Patient Power Interview With Mayo Clinic Myeloma Expert Dr. Keith Stewart

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Here is a link to an uplifting and positive Patient Power video about emerging multiple myeloma therapy from December's American Society of Hematology Meeting.In the video, the Mayo Clinic's Dr. Keith Stewart discusses the positive treatment landscape for patients with multiple myeloma. He reviews the options for newly diagnosed patients, those currently in treatment, and

8 11, 2010

More from Dr. Stewart About Treatment and Clinical Study Options For Multiple Myeloma Patients Who Have Become Resistant To Revlimid And/Or Velcade Therapy

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Yesterday I shared Dr. Stewart's hopeful message to patients for whom Revlimid and Velcade no longer work.  Here is his response to the question: Should I consider a clinical trial? What new therapies in clinical trials look promising?  as posted on the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) site recently:Clinical trials are an important option for patients who

8 11, 2010

Hope For Multiple Myeloma Patients When Revlimid & Velcade Stop Working

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I have received a number of calls and e-mails recently from patients who's multiple myeloma has become active again while using Revlimid, Velcade, or both.  Here is a short, hopeful response I found addressing this on the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) Website:Treatment Options for Relapsed or Refractory Patients Failing Revlimid and Velcade: Q&A with

19 08, 2010

Detailed Look At RVD Therapy In Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Patients

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 I have included studies done by Mayo Clinic's Dr. Keith Stewart in the past.  Here is a follow-up article, published in Blood, which discusses the history of developing the successful combination of Revlimid, Velcade and dexamethasone (RVD) in treating newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients: Union of forces advances myeloma care A. Keith Stewart MAYO CLINIC

8 08, 2010

Exciting New Multiple Myeloma Therapy Study Overview Published In Blood: Union Of Forces Advances Myeloma Care

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While attending an International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) Patient and Family Seminar last fall in Minneapolis, I met an impressive, young myeloma doc and researcher on the rise, Mayo Clinic's Dr. Kieth Stewart.  I felt he had a very reasonable and balanced approach to myeloma therapy.  Here is a research paper the prestigious hematological publication, Blood,

12 03, 2010

Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Keith Stewart Awarded Two Million Dollar Multiple Myeloma Research Grant

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Here is part of a press release from the Mayo Clinic yesterday concerning a young, bright myeloma doc, Keith Stewart, who practices at the Mayo Clinic branch in Scottsdale, Arizona.  I met Dr. Stewart and spoke with him after he presented findings at an International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) conference in Minneapolis last fall.  I was

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