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7 08, 2015

Is myeloma therapy best in U.S.?

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Following yesterday's introduction, as promised, here is Greg Brozeit's second column: Random Thoughts on Health Care American health care is often cited, mostly by American politicians, as being the best in the world. It’s not that simple. Perhaps it is the best if you can access and afford it. But if you can’t, it doesn’t

21 04, 2010

Nineteen Year Multiple Myeloma Survivor’s Advice: Forget The Stats!

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I wanted to share this e-mail "rant" I recieved from Barbara, a nineteen year multiple myeloma survivor this weekend, about an often discussed topic on this site--patient survival statistics: Any up-to-date review of patient response to current treatment regimes suggests median new patient survival greater than 7 years. UAMS would say closer to 10. MDA has