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New Multiple Myeloma Therapies from a Patient’s Perspective

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29 10, 2013

Strengthening our immune systems key to living longer

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I wanted to share access to an important study that a reader forwarded to me last week.  Researchers studied patients from a single myeloma clinic, focusing on their immune systems.  They discovered that some patients with stronger immune systems lived significantly longer.  Makes sense.  But unlike many studies, this one was able to answer a

18 07, 2013

Could I ask a favor?

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I know many of my readers here at MMB have also ordered and read one or more of my books. I continue to search-out ways to get my books in the hands of patients, caregivers, families and friends that need the information. I think I've discovered a way to help get my books out faster;

10 07, 2013

Updated 2013 edition, New Multiple Myeloma Therapies from a Patient’s Perspective, available NOW!

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My updated 2013 edition of New Multiple Myeloma Therapies from a Patient's Perspective has just been published.  When I wrote the book less than a year ago, I knew things were changing quickly in myeloma research--and I knew that I would need to update the book periodically.  But who knew new drugs like ARRY-520 and

3 03, 2013

Could myeloma cure lay deep beneath the sea?

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A week or so ago I read an interesting article about an early stage myeloma research project in Europe.  I didn't give it much thought until I noticed the title: Marine-based active substances show promise against multiple myeloma   Learning about a consortium of twelve European partners, all collaborating and focusing on sea-based compounds was

23 10, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Pomalidomide continues to deliver as promised

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Does anyone even say, "Hot off the presses!" anymore?  My contact at Celgene just forwarded me this news about pomalidomide five minutes ago: POMALIDOMIDE DEMONSTRATED SIGNIFICANT PROGRESSION-FREE SURVIVAL AND OVERALL SURVIVAL ADVANTAGES IN  PHASE III STUDY OF HEAVILY PRE-TREATED MYELOMA PATIENTS BOUDRY, Switzerland – (Oct. 23, 2013) Celgene International Sàrl, a subsidiary of Celgene Corporation

10 07, 2012

The Multiple Myeloma Therapy Revolution: It’s all about SPEED!

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Yesterday I proudly announced that my third book, New Multiple Myeloma Therapies from a Patient's Perspective, had been published and was available in My Cancer Store. I ended my post this way: Take a second look at the cover of my book.  Below the title I also wrote: Become a Part of the Multiple Myeloma

9 07, 2012

Multiple Myeloma Therapies from a Patient’s Perspective available NOW!

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My new book, New Multiple Myeloma Therapies from a Patient's Perspective, is officially available today! I began working on the book over four years ago.  Saving research abstracts, making notes about promising new compounds and concoctions. Not that my third book is an epic.  It isn't.  Short by design, it's only 128 pages. My goal