Our next, best shot: immunotherapy agents that attack CD38 proteins on the cell walls of multiple myeloma cells: Anti-CD38 antibodies poised to transform myeloma treatment By: PATRICE WENDLING, Oncology Practice Digital Network Jan 5, 2015 Vitals Key clinical point: The investigational anti-CD38 antibodies SAR650984 and daratumumab in combination with standard regimens were highly active in
One of our readers emailed me about using ursolic acid; one of the best known ways to assist the myeloma drugs we take to work better. As Gail’s questions became more specific, I decided to ask our resident expert, Danny Parker, to help out, too. Here is what he had to say: Gail, I included
Before I get started this morning, I wanted to share some sage advice that I received from one of my regular readers after they learned I was struggling with my father's life nearing the end: My father died suddenly a few weeks before his 39th birthday. I was eighteen at the time, my sister 11.
Recently I ran a series of posts about baseball great Don Baylor. He is one of the most famous MLB multiple myeloma survivors I know; but certainly not the only one. Former New York Yankee player, Mel Stottlemyre, is also a survivor. Here's a link to a New York Daily News human interest story about
Yesterday's post generated quite a bit of interest. Here's what I know about CD38 and MOR202 In January 2012, a 19 year old company that specializes in human antibody research, MorphoSys, received a U.S. patent for MOR202, a fully human HuCAL antibody. This new antibody was designed to use CD38 as a therapeutic target for
A surprising source of myeloma related information can be found on business/investment websites. I have written about this before. With big bucks at stake, financial newsletters and investment firms hire some of the best and brightest to help keep their clients updated. Even so, I must admit I never expected to run across an article
Hello from cold (for Florida) sunny Orlando! ASH starts later today, but I'm getting an early start. Still plenty to learn and share. For those of you who just can't get enough multiple myeloma related technical information, here is a link to a power point presentation about an experimental anti-myeloma anti-body, MOR202.Lots of photos, charts and graphs.