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21 05, 2015

Exciting new research needs funding

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May 13th I was part of a patient panel asking researchers, Dr. Carmen Baldino, PhD, and Dr. Kelvin Lee, MD.  They are working on an incredible new myeloma therapy that may be able to cure--YES, CURE--patients with 14;16 genetic translocations; sort of a lucky genomic loophole. My dear friend and colleague, CrowdCare Foundation's Jenny Ahlstrom,

26 04, 2015

Musical tribute to myeloma patients

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Myeloma survivor and CrowdCare Foundation co-founder, Jenny Ahlstrom, is also an aspiring song writer.  Jenny's shy; she reluctantly performed for us last month at Pat's Myeloma Beach Party.  Great voice! Jenny has written a song about her battle with cancer; all proceeds of her new CD to be donated to CrowdCare.  Here's the link to

21 02, 2015

The search is on for underfunded clinical trials that can help us NOW!

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I ran this press release several weeks ago.  There's still time for researchers and myeloma specialists to submit their ideas for funding: New Crowdfunding Myeloma Initiative Begins With Call For Letters Of Intent For High-Risk Multiple Myeloma Solutions SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Myeloma Crowd Research Initiative (MCRI) is calling for research

1 02, 2015

Innovative approach to fund myeloma research

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Why am I actively involved with the Crowd Care Foundation's Myeloma Crowd Research Initiative?  To help other myeloma patients like me. 100% of the money raised for the initiative will go to support one or two underfunded clinical trials that a board of knowledgeable patients and myeloma specialists deem to be the most promising--and most

26 10, 2014

Innovative multiple myeloma music fundraiser

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As I reported last month, I've been working with myeloma activist, Jenny Ahlstrom, to help develop a revolutionary way to fund--and help speed forward--cutting edge clinical trials.  Jenny has multiple myeloma, but is doing exceptionally well.  She's not letting her diagnosis slow her down.  Even while preparing for a busy week in San Francisco at

4 03, 2014

Innovative therapy combines radiation and immunotherapy

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Myeloma cells are so sensitive to radiation, I have often wondered why radiologists don't simply radiate a patient to the point that myeloma cells are destroyed throughout their body. mPatient founder, Jenny Ahlstrom, recently interviewed noted researcher and Professor of Medical Oncology, Dr. Damien Green, about his work combining immunotherapy and radiation.  In this excerpt,