Myeloma survivor, patient advocate, wife, mom of 6. Believer that patients can help accelerate a cure by weighing in and participating in clinical trials. Founder of Myeloma Crowd, Myeloma Crowd Radio and the CrowdCare Foundation.
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Earlier detection of multiple myeloma before bone damage occurs extends lives, according to a Swedish study presented at the 17th International Myeloma Workshop. In the study, researchers used the Swedish Cancer Register to gather information on 14,013 myeloma patients such as birthdate, myeloma diagnosis date, fractures and death dates. A model was used to estimate […]
A short but very interesting paper has just been published in the journal Blood Advances that provides insights as to why some multiple myeloma patients have better outcomes than others when treated with anti-BCMA CAR-T. The authors start the paper with a bang: ‘Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells are a promising, emerging therapy for […]
When should myeloma vaccines be used for patients? Dr. Syed Abbas Ali, MD of Johns Hopkins Medicine tells us that it’s usually when there is a low tumor burden, like after stem cell transplant or when patients are on maintenance and their myeloma is under control. Dr. Ali shares his Phase II study of a […]