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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Written by Glori Traeder We just finished Terry’s 100 day post stem cell transplant appointment with Dr. Jacob Laubach at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. He has had a great recovery, he is feeling very well and has “pristine” lab results. Now on to maintenance. After hearing the terrifying news that Terry had […]
In the largest ever study of smoldering myeloma patients from 13 major myeloma facilities, lenalidomide was found to delay disease progression, and helped prevent bone damage and end organ damage. The study was run by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group and funded by the National Cancer Institute. The study included 182 intermediate or high risk […]
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 […]