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28 08, 2011

High Risk Multiple Myeloma Patient Denied Option To Transplant By Insurance Company…

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One of our regular readers, Vannette from Utah, is the wife and caregiver to multiple myeloma patient, Glen. Vannette and I  have been emailing back and forth for quite some time.  The primary issue has been Glen's insurance company's refusal to approve his stem cell transplant on the grounds they consider Glen to be a

15 11, 2010

England Makes Tough Decisions About Which Multiple Myeloma/Cancer Drugs To Allow

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Here is an in-depth, candid look at the English system of state controlled health care, where recommendations from a group of English physicians and medical experts known as NICE sometimes limits patient access to some drugs the group deems ineffective or too expensive.For example, NICE allows use of Thalomid or Velcade, but not Revlimid in

29 06, 2010

More Helpful Info From The IMF: Important News About New High Risk Health Insurance Pools

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Creation of the new national high-risk pool is vitally important to any cancer or multiple myeloma patient who is having trouble finding health insurance.  The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) has info about the new program available now.  New Information on High Risk Pools from the National Institute of Health Care ReformThe new health reform law