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7 05, 2015

Tom Brokaw interview tonight on NBC

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Sensing so much interest following my posts about Tom Brokaw, I wanted to let everyone know that Mr. Brokaw will be featured on a Dateline NBC broadcast tonight at 10 PM Eastern.  And I ordered a copy of his book for delivery on the release day: May 12th. The MMRF must have worked hard to

3 02, 2015

MMRF embraces government’s attempt to expand genetic tissue bank

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With the help of Sarah Noonan, I've been able to present to you an introduction to an initiative initiative announced by President Obama earlier this week.  Fortune Magazine featured the article, an editorial by the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation's (MMRF) Kathy Giusti after accompanying the President for this groundbreaking announcement. Here's an excerpt: Critics may

30 09, 2013

MMRF’s CoMMPass Trial encourages data sharing

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Thursday I ran the first of a three part series about three important cancer research initiatives that the MMRF announced last week. The first initiative hopes to build off momentum from the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium’s (MMRC) drive to bank tissue from a large subset of multiple myeloma patients, collected in large part by 16

16 04, 2013

What took so long? Pomalidomide time-line raises questions–I have answers (Part Two)

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Before I get started, did you happen to see the MMRF's Kathy Giusti interviewed in the trendy tech magazine, Fast Company?  Interesting approach.  Simply click-on the headline link below to access the interview: Using Data To Treat Cancer And Drive Innovation How a pair of savvy renegades are forcing collaboration in cancer R&D--and saving lives.

14 12, 2011

MMRF teams-up with Onyx to advance personalized multiple myeloma therapy

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This news is vitally important to a number of us who have been pushing for more individualized therapy regimens and dosing: Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) and Onyx Pharmaceuticals Announce Multi-Year Collaboration to Accelerate Personalized Medicine Approaches for Multiple Myeloma - Onyx joins growing consortium of partners helping to advance the next generation of targeted

18 09, 2010

The MMRF & IMF Need To Remember Who They Represent–The Patient–Not The Drug Companies

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I had already written part of today's article. But after reading this comment from Nick in California, defending the MMRF, I decided to go in a different direction:Nick said... Hmm...not sure what to make of this, to be honest with you! :)While the MMRF doesn't necessarily agree with the approach that my oncologist takes, I