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Dr. Kenneth Shain

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30 01, 2013

Myeloma education key to becoming a long-lived survivor!

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I had the opportunity to participate in and listen to two different educational programs this week.  Monday I volunteered to host and speak to a group  fellow Moffitt Cancer Center patients, caregivers and family members.  Over 100 attended a three part educational event. Neurosurgeon Dr. Nam Tran spoke to the group about bone disease treatment

13 03, 2012

News and views from “New Treatment Options” seminar last night at Moffitt

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I attended a Florida Educational Advocacy Group event last evening at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa.  The topic:  New Treatment Options for Multiple Myeloma. Since I'm just completing a new book on the subject, I felt it was important to attend. I rode down and back with JaneClare and Walt, a fun couple I know

15 12, 2011

LLS support group event reminds me not to neglect the emotional side of living with cancer

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Fresh off the plane from ASH in San Diego, last night I attended a special support group dinner meeting/seminar, hosted by Lourdes Arvelo with the Tampa area Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. True, after traveling five days, I would have prefered to stay home and enjoy a quiet evening with my wife.  But the panel discussion

14 02, 2010

More About Moffitt Cancer Center In Tampa, Florida

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Yesterday I shared my first impressions of  Moffitt Cancer Center, which is just north of Tampa.  I found that, like Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Moffitt was a warm and welcoming place.  Moffitt is much smaller than Mayo.  It is easier to find your way around.  But what about the techs, doctors and nurses? My visit last