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25 09, 2011

Easy To Understand Background About Multiple Myeloma/Blood Cancer Research

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Here are excerpts from an article I found online at Ann It provides an unexpected, easy to understand background into the study of myeloma, leukemia and lymphoma... Studying blood cancers has helped unlock mysteries of disease, paved the way to better treatments By Betsy de Parry - Community Contributor The blood cancers — leukemia,

14 08, 2011

Exciting Experimental Leukemia Therapy May Help Multiple Myeloma Patients Some Day

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My Editor at the Myeloma Beacon, Julie Shilane, wrote an excellent article Friday about a very new and experimental leukemia treatment which hit the mainstream news last week. I posted an article about this on my CancerNews.US site Thursday, about how scientists for the first time had used gene therapy to successfully destroy cancer tumors

20 05, 2010

New Growth Factor Drug For Multiple Myeloma May Also Help Leukemia Patients

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Here is a link to an abstract with an update about advances in stem cell mobilization:  Update on clinical experience with AMD3100, an SDF-1/CXCL12-CXCR4 inhibitor, in mobilization of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells.Interpreting this is beyond my pay grade!  Best I can tell, AMD3100 is a new stem cell mobilizer, with possible benefits as a

20 08, 2009

Reflections Of A Clinic Day

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At the mid-point of my three hour IV here in Osceola Medical Center, I thought I would take a moment and reflect on the experience. I just wrote about the two brave and wonderful women sharing the treatment room with me today on our other blog, www.HelpWithCancer.Org. Lois is here with her husband Butch. Lois