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  • Pat Killingsworth Hope for a cure: Tom’s allo transplant journey (Part Nine)
    , February 10, 2014

    Here is the latest from Tom in Ohio.  Turns out he had a bit of a scare late last week: The great scholar Mike Tyson once said “everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face”. This week was one long “punch in the face,” but the plan is back on track. I […]

  • Pat Killingsworth Hope for a cure: Tom’s allo transplant journey (Part Three)
    , January 3, 2014

    Deciding to undergo a risky and experimental therapy like an allegeneic (donor) stem cell transplant isn’t an easy decision for a multiple myeloma patient, their family and doctor to make.  What were the factors that went into Tom’s decision to transplant later this month? Let me let Tom explain in his own words: “The allo […]

  • Priya Menon CureTalk Interviews E. Michael D. (Mike) Scott Part 2: PSA Test, Research, and IMF
    , April 1, 2013 Scientific Media Editor at Curetalk

    Continued from Part 1… Me: Can changes in lifestyle bring about a change in risk of getting prostate cancer? Do we have any data talking about the relation between lifestyle and prostate cancer? Mike: I know of no really compelling data, available today, that show any definitive linkages between lifestyle and risk for a diagnosis [...]

  • Priya Menon Myeloma Cure Panel Participant, Richard’s Successful Multiple Myeloma Journey – I Did It My Way!
    , January 23, 2013 Scientific Media Editor at Curetalk

    Richard is a regular participant on our monthly Myeloma Cure Panels and he reached out to us to share his myeloma story with our myeloma friends. This is another aspect of Cure Panel that is coming to fore and bringing us immense joy and satisfaction. Sharing experiences and treatment options can help fellow myeloma patients [...]

  • Priya Menon Richard’s Story – Part 2: Multiple Myeloma Treatments
    , January 23, 2013 Scientific Media Editor at Curetalk

    Continuing with Richard’s story,  So, here is the past year – October, 2011 to November, 2012 – of my life as measured against my MM experience:  Looking back for a year or two, with no knowledge of what was occurring inside; I had begun to feel a bit sluggish and tired, more than usual. I [...]

  • Priya Menon Richard’s Myeloma Story Part 3: Neuropathy and Tips On Living With Myeloma
    , January 23, 2013 Scientific Media Editor at Curetalk

    Richard’s story so far…Continue to read… Neuropathy – I was at a pain level of 10 at its worst in May and June. I started taking footbaths with a TENS unit sending electrical stimulation waves into the water. It was great and very helpful. I then tried having Acupuncture treatments twice a week. These did [...]

  • Priya Menon Keith Virgin Shares Myeloma Clinical Trial (SWOG 120) Experience with CureTalk
    , November 5, 2012 Scientific Media Editor at Curetalk

    Keith is a multiple myeloma survivor, being treated at the UAMS-Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy. We recently caught up with Keith and shared his myeloma story on CureTalk. If you missed it, click here for Keith’s myeloma experience. Keith is part of a clinical trial and here we discuss the trial, and experience with [...]

  • Priya Menon Gary Petersen On Why People Beat Average Myeloma Life Expectancy Prognosis
    , November 1, 2012 Scientific Media Editor at Curetalk

    Gary Petersen is the editor of and myeloma survivor. He is a constant source of inspiration and provides his valuable inputs on myeloma through his website. Here is one of his blogs on why most myeloma patients outlive the average life expectancy prognosis. Multiple Myeloma – Why Do People Beat the Average Myeloma Life [...]

  • Priya Menon Cure Talk Interviews Matt Goldman, Multiple Myeloma Survivor, Blogger, and Myeloma Cure Panelist
    , October 22, 2012 Scientific Media Editor at Curetalk

    Matt Goldman was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in May 2011 at the age of 49. With the help of his team of doctors, he has achieved partial remission and is currently in a maintenance phase of treatment. He had his stem cells collected in December 2011, but has no current plans to undergo a stem [...]

  • Nishi Roy Lance Armstrong Cancer Foundation, Livestrong Surges Ahead
    , October 17, 2012

        Lance Armstrong is not just an award winning professional cycling champion, he is a terminal stage cancer survivor, who has given hope to millions of cancer warriors, that yes, cancer can be beaten and conquered successfully. Armstrong founded his $500-million charity Livestrong, the Lance Armstrong Foundation, in 1997 in Austin Texas, after he [...]

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