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November 8, 2013

Managing my multiple myeloma

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin

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

Make Good Things Come From Bad

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin

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

Marrow transplant knocks out patient’s multiple myeloma

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald

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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