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12 04, 2015

Could new blockbuster myeloma therapy be right for me?

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Tuesday I was a guest panelist on Jenny Ahlstrom's radio show.  The broadcast featured one of the new therapies for late stage myeloma patients that CrowdCare Foundation is considering for funding.  By the end of the program, I was considering joining this new, innovative trial myself! Here's Jenny's summary of Dr. Guenther Koehne's work, featuring

14 12, 2014

A new twist using T cells to fight multiple myeloma

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Here's exciting news about a completely different type of immunotherapy: individually modified T Cells. According to Dr. June, this T-cell therapy works against multiple myeloma, too: Therapeutic Efficacy of Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cells Carl H. June, MD Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; Translational Research Program, Abramson Family

14 05, 2014

Immunotherapy meets individualized medicine

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Dr. Craig Hofmeister's T-cell therapy project garnered some well earned attention this week. Dr. Hofmeister's Ohio State University research team is one of several working on ways to use T-cells to fight cancer.  And fortunately for us, much of the work centers on multiple myeloma.  Here's an article that ran in Monday's Science World Report:

7 04, 2014

T cell and vaccine immunotherapy

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Questions about the therapy Dr. Rapoport used to help Patient Snapshot allogeneic stem cell transplant survivor, Mary Jeanne, and others do so well?  Our good friend, Jenny Ahlstrom, recently interviewed him on a mPatient Myeloma Radio broadcast. Here's a brief explanation about how this exciting new therapy works from the Myeloma Crowd website: Dr. Aaron

28 02, 2013

RESEARCH NEWS: Path to safer, more effective SCTs discovered

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I tend to stay away from technical, preclinical science here at MMB.  Focusing on therapies that are doing well in human studies is one thing.  But lab studies in a test tube or mice?  A bit abstract for me--and I'm guessing many of you, too.  But I think this research is different.  Let me introduce