Please Subscribe to get a daily link to Pat's blog via email


Your privacy is important to us. We will never spam you and keep your personal data secure.


14 08, 2015

Understanding our future: immunotherapies

Tags: , , |2 Comments

I just listened to one of the best and easiest to understand videos I've found, explaining how the new monoclonal antibodies (elotuzumab and daratumumab) work. My good friend and long lived myeloma survivor, Jack Aiello, is interviewing Dana-Farber's Dr. Paul Richardson on a Patient Power broadcast. It's short and to the point. Give it a

2 06, 2015

Groundbreaking immunotherapy drugs won’t be cheap, warns ranking ASCO oncologist

Tags: , , , |5 Comments

As expected, general oncology news is overwhelming myeloma updates at this year's American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meetings in Chicago.  Emerging themes are dominated by success among several immunotherapies and biologics used to battle advanced melanoma (skin cancer), a number of other solid tumor cancer types and soft tissue sarcomas.  The overriding mainstream media