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12 10, 2014

Bone Damage in Multiple Myeloma with Dr. Amrita Krishnan

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Are you like me?  Are your bones negatively affected by multiple myeloma?  If so, Wednesday's Myeloma Cure Panel discussion could be important. I will be joining Gary Petersen, Jack Aiello and Cynthia Chmielewski to interview specialist, Dr. Amrita Krishnan about it. Here's the link: If you have questions you can leave them here in

8 07, 2014

Two easy ways to increase your myeloma IQ

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By now I shouldn't need to convince you that patient education is the cornerstone of living better and longer with multiple myeloma.  Access to audio and video interviews with leading myeloma specialists helps make it easy. Several times a month the clinical trial search engine, TrialX, sponsors Cure Talk broadcasts focusing on multiple myeloma.   I'm

1 04, 2014

Much to learn from Myeloma Cure Talk broadcasts

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I participated in a pair of engaging broadcasts recently.  Friday, MD Anderson's Dr. Robert Orlowski spent over an hour answering questions from our Myeloma Cure Talk panel.  And last night, I spent an hour sharing unvarnished reality with a pair of multiple myeloma survivors on our monthly on-air support group meeting. Dr. Orlowski's appearance was

17 12, 2013

Dr. Frits van Rhee shares UAMS perspective

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As promised, here's the link to last night's Myeloma Cure Panel broadcast, featuring internationally known multiple myeloma specialist, researcher and professor of medicine in the UAMS College of Medicine and Director of Developmental and Translational Medicine for the Myeloma Institute of Research and Therapy (MIRT), Dr. Frits van Rhee. Co-host, Priya Menon, did an

25 10, 2013

Dr. Richardson doesn’t disappoint!

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Dana-Farber's renown myeloma specialist, Dr. Paul Richardson, shared his thoughts about if, how and when autologous and/or allogeneic (using donor cells) stem cell transplants should be used to treat multiple myeloma. The program was scheduled to end after one hour.  But there were so many questions--and Dr. Richardson's answers were so thorough and detailed--the program

23 10, 2013

Dr. Paul Richardson this week; Dr. Craig Hofmeister next week

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Dana-Farber's Dr. Paul Richardson will be the featured guest on Thursday night's Myeloma Cure Panel broadcast.  And Ohio State's myeloma expert, Dr. Craig Hofmeister, will be joining us for our on-air multiple myeloma support group meeting next Tuesday. Click on the link below for the phone number to listen live via phone or on your

3 10, 2013

Myeloma patient flourishes on POM/Kyprolis combo

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Myeloma survivor, fellow blogger and co-host of the monthly Myeloma Cure Panel broadcasts, Gary Petersen, followed up my on-air support group meeting Monday night, interviewing my guest, 14 year survivor Paula Van Ripper. Paula's story caught my attention for several reasons.  She has been able to continue to work full-time for Rutgers University.  Paula was

21 08, 2013

Blog Talk Radio spotlights allo (donor) stem cell transplants

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Two important international Blog Talk Radio broadcasts coming up.  Tonight at 6 PM, catch stem cell transplant and myeloma expert, Dr. Ravi Vij and Anne Quinn Young, VP of Marketing with the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF).  The topic:  Pros and cons of using allogeneic (donor) transplants against multiple myeloma. You can listen-in by phone,

25 06, 2013

Peripheral neuropathy? Dr. Berenson recommends alpha lipoic acid

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Don Baylor wasn't the only prominent guest on our Blog Talk Radio panel Thursday evening.  Myeloma specialist, Dr. James Berenson, joined-in and gave his two cents worth, too. I mentioned this weekend that Dr. Berenson assertively stated there is no solid evidence in medical literature supporting the claim that stress is bad for a cancer

29 04, 2013

Free medical related legal assistance available to us through Cancer Legal Resource Center

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A few months back our Cure Talk sponsored Myeloma Cure Panel featured Cancer Legal Resource Center attorney Anya Prince.  Priya Menon posted a follow-up interview with Anya that I have been saving to share with you: ‘Easily Accessible Legal Information Improves Quality of Outcome for Patient Survivorship’ – CureTalk In Conversation With Anya Prince, Staff

26 04, 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Dr. Orlowski working on experimental myeloma vaccine

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Sorry, but I need to delay Part Two of my expose' about stem cell transplant timing until tomorrow in order to take care of some important housekeeping.  Last night I participated in a wonderful Myeloma Cure Panel broadcast featuring M.D. Anderson's Dr. Robert Orlowski.  Dr. Orlowski is an exceptional myeloma expert.  I would rank him

12 04, 2013

This month’s Cure Talk broadcasts focus on myeloma and yoga

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I should have saved yesterday's crazy Cialis post for Fun Friday! today.  Lets flip-flop the days.  Today I would like to share two upcoming Cure Talk broadcast dates with you.  The first features our monthly Myeloma Cure Panel and guest Dr. Robert Orlowski, myeloma specialist from M.D. Anderson in Houston, Texas.  The second is something

22 03, 2013

“Fun Fridays!” series kick-off

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Before I introduce our new "Fun Fridays!" weekly series, I wanted to quickly touch-on Wednesday night's Myeloma Cure Panel webcast, featuring Anya Prince, an attorney with the Cancer Legal Resource Center. Anya answered questions about what employers can and cannot do--and what an employee should do--once they are diagnosed with multiple myeloma.  Anya also fielded

20 03, 2013

Finally some answers! Cancer Legal Resource Center’s Anya Prince

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This month's myeloma Cure Talk panel discussion is tonight at 6 PM.  That's a week earlier than last month.  I'm excited about the focus tonight.  An attorney that specializes in labor-related and Social Security Disability matters, Anya Prince, will be our guest.  I know many of you have questions about how your diagnosis affects your

1 03, 2013

First Myeloma Cure Panel support group broadcast link

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If you missed it, you can still listen to last night's Myeloma Cure Panel online support group webcast.  Our good friend, Priya Menon, produced the broadcast and introduced our panel: Gary Petersen is the editor of and a 6 year myeloma survivor. Gary works with Myeloma specialists to provide life expectancy and survival rate

27 02, 2013

Cure Talk support group webcast debuts Thursday

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I will be hosting this month's Myeloma Cure Panel webcast tomorrow evening at 6 PM Eastern time.  The broadcast will focus on questions you have about how best to withstand the seemingly endless assault of multiple myeloma--and myeloma therapy--on our quality of life. Cure Talk sponsors these broadcasts.  Click-on the headline link below to read

31 01, 2013

Myeloma Cure Talk broadcast focuses on emerging myeloma therapies

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Last night I was one of four multiple myeloma patient panel members that participated on Cure Talk's Myeloma Cure Panel broadcast.  The group included fellow Floridian and host, Gary Petersen, Jack Aiello from Northern California and Cynthia Chmielewski from New Jersey. We had an opportunity to question myeloma experts, Dr. Shaji Kumar, from the Mayo