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20 01, 2015

Radiation therapy? I’m pulling the plug…

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More financial complications.  Wait until you hear this twisted tale. Two weeks ago I wrote a post about how complicated the financial side of my myeloma therapy can be--especially early in the calendar year: Outdated financial rules could hit me hard in 2015   One of the unexpected benefits of taking pomalidomide: pain from new

4 03, 2014

Innovative therapy combines radiation and immunotherapy

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Myeloma cells are so sensitive to radiation, I have often wondered why radiologists don't simply radiate a patient to the point that myeloma cells are destroyed throughout their body. mPatient founder, Jenny Ahlstrom, recently interviewed noted researcher and Professor of Medical Oncology, Dr. Damien Green, about his work combining immunotherapy and radiation.  In this excerpt,