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17 06, 2010

University Of Arkansas Medical Center Pushes Advances In High Risk Multiple Myeloma Therapy

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Before we move on, I wanted to share some of Dr. Ravi Vij's thoughts about UAMS—the University of Arkansas Medical Center. Myeloma docs and researchers there have been developing an aggressive form of anti-myeloma treatment called Total Therapy (TT). Arkansas myeloma specialist, Dr. Barlogie, and other UAMS myeloma researchers are best known for helping newly

22 05, 2010

Here Is A Link To Mayo Clinic’s Consensus Multiple Myeloma Treatment Strategy For Newly Diagnosed Patients: mSMART

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Mayo Clinic has come up with a name and treatment map for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients called mSMART. mSMART (Mayo Stratification for Myeloma And Risk-adapted Therapy) is a consensus opinion by 26 of Mayo Clinic's myeloma specialists, which takes into account genetically determined risk status and the various treatment strategies currently available.Go to mSMART

14 05, 2010

Inspirational Multiple Myeloma Patient Profile: Blogger Nick van Dyk

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As part of the continuing series about inspirational multiple myeloma patients, I would like to introduce you to Nick van Dyk from Los Angeles.  Over the past year or so, Nick and I have become close friends. Last year, Nick wrote a three part essay, Living WITHOUT Multiple Myeloma, about his experiences with multiple myeloma and

14 04, 2010

UAMS Researchers Identify Abnormal Over Expression Of MicroRNAs In High-Risk Multiple Myeloma

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Here is a link to a timely press release, Scientists Find New Genetic Clue for Multiple Myeloma Diagnosis, Treatment, Released: 4/12/2010.  Source: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Newswise  Multiple myeloma researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently discovered that widespread activity of a specific class of genes can identify aggressive, or