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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It’s tricky having multiple myeloma. As I’ve been talking with other patients, we’ve not only shared the physical challenges it poses, but also the mental ones. Myeloma is a mind game. We have much to be grateful for in myeloma therapy because unlike 20 years ago, we now have a wide range of treatment options […]
Bi-specific antibodies are new class of myeloma drug where an immune system T cell (targeting CD3) is joined with a target on myeloma cells (BCMA) to enable the T cell to kill the myeloma cells. Teneobio and Abbvie are teaming up to develop a new CD3/BCMA bi-specific antibody to kill myeloma cells with minimal cytokine […]
A phase II study is open evaluating how well daratumumab, ixazomib, and dexamethasone work with or without bortezomib in treating patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma. Please not that for one of the patient groups, it will use two different types of proteasome inhibitors in consecutive order. Open-Label: Patients and their doctors will know both the […]