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November 8, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Managing my multiple myeloma

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin (@mayoclinic)

Judy Phillips found hope when hope was running out thanks to a physician willing to try new (and old) treatments, a team of “wonderful nurses,” and the “steadfast support and optimism” of her husband.    Written by Judy Phillips I am a seven-year survivor of multiple myeloma, an incurable cancer of the bone marrow. Myeloma […]

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Tags: 1136, 2271, 3719, 5279, 5333, Cancer, chemotherapy, clinical trials, Dr. Keith Stewart, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, multiple myeloma, oncology research


July 3, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Make Good Things Come From Bad

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin (@mayoclinic)

During a hospitalization for pneumonia more than 20 years ago in her hometown of Barrington, IL, Ilse Hein received very frightening news: she had multiple myeloma. Initially she understood that she had a skin cancer (a melanoma), though she soon learned that multiple myeloma was actually very different: a complex cancer of the bone marrow. […]

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Tags: 1136, 2248, 2271, 2375, 5275, 5279, 5335, 5336, breast cancer, Cancer, Dr. Patrick Kamath, Dr. Philip Greipp


May 27, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Marrow transplant knocks out patient’s multiple myeloma

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald (@stacytheobald)

Jessie Barksdale remembers 1986 well. It was when she was told she had cancer. She recalls asking her doctor: “Do you think I’m going to make it?” Diagnosed with multiple myeloma, the second most frequent type of blood cancer, Barksdale had a right to be concerned. Based on statistics, she didn’t have great prospects. Multiple […]

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Tags: 1136, 2271, 3640, 3719, 5279, 5334, bone_marrow_transplant, Jessie_Barksdale


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