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Gary Petersen

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20 01, 2016

It shouldn’t be so hard to get excellent care

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Reliable healthcare. One would think all of the money spent on our behalf would guarantee a consistent standard of care. Au contraire! It's disheartening for me to admit it, but without a dedicated caregiver advocate--or patients like us that work tirelessly to stay up-to-date--it's likely that the care received by someone who isn't paying attention

28 02, 2015

Total Therapy a possible cure?

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My good friend, Gary Petersen, recently returned from his annual visit to UAMS in Arkansas with a clean bill of health.  He's not far from being a decade myeloma free.  I have written several times, asking why more newly diagnosed patients aren't encouraged to try Total Therapy.  The upside is literally off-the-charts.  Gary's remarkable run

1 04, 2014

Much to learn from Myeloma Cure Talk broadcasts

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I participated in a pair of engaging broadcasts recently.  Friday, MD Anderson's Dr. Robert Orlowski spent over an hour answering questions from our Myeloma Cure Talk panel.  And last night, I spent an hour sharing unvarnished reality with a pair of multiple myeloma survivors on our monthly on-air support group meeting. Dr. Orlowski's appearance was

15 05, 2013

Nationwide myeloma support group broadcast tonight

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Tonight I'm taking part in an experiment.  With the help of Priya Menon and the team at Cure Talk, we will be launching an on-air, nationwide multiple myeloma support group. The broadcast will begin at 6 PM Eastern time.  Due to a scheduling snafu, it happens to air at the same time my local support

26 04, 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Dr. Orlowski working on experimental myeloma vaccine

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Sorry, but I need to delay Part Two of my expose' about stem cell transplant timing until tomorrow in order to take care of some important housekeeping.  Last night I participated in a wonderful Myeloma Cure Panel broadcast featuring M.D. Anderson's Dr. Robert Orlowski.  Dr. Orlowski is an exceptional myeloma expert.  I would rank him

1 03, 2013

First Myeloma Cure Panel support group broadcast link

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If you missed it, you can still listen to last night's Myeloma Cure Panel online support group webcast.  Our good friend, Priya Menon, produced the broadcast and introduced our panel: Gary Petersen is the editor of myelomasurvival.com and a 6 year myeloma survivor. Gary works with Myeloma specialists to provide life expectancy and survival rate