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Pick a cause, light a fire by ALTALOMAN The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society , founded in 1949, is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patien ... Read on »
student life by Joan H. Patient Expert So I'm taking two classes at NAU, one on the nature of science (what we call NOS) and the other on teaching and learning science, which is the methods class I ... Read on »
Phase 1 by ANNGREGORY74 Patient Expert So Phase 1 of our three part plan is underway. Ann is currently on her 4th round of radiation which will eventually deliver about  50 GY to the tumor that ate her T4 vertebr ... Read on »
New myeloma drug targets the NF-kappaB pathway by Margaret Patient Expert I just read about a new experimental drug called DPT3 that can kill myeloma cells by targeting a protein complex called GADD45beta/MKK7, which is very active in myeloma an ... Read on »
Out of the blue.. by Nigel Patient Expert I'd almost forgotten about my cancer blog.  It's a period of life that is somewhat thankfully behind me and the fact that I'm able to live a normal life with few physical re ... Read on »
New Hope Nivolumab by Chris Carr Well, I started my new clinical trial last week, an immuno-therapy drug called Nivolumab.  It doesn't actually treat the cancer, it treats my immune system.  I don't under ... Read on »
Routine CT Scan & Unexpected MRI Brain Scan Negative - ALL CLEAR by Robert S. Patient Expert View from dressing room of the CT dept Yesterday was my routine CT Scan. It came back negative as did my blood work. All cle ... Read on »
Cat number 7 by Margaret Patient Expert Seven cats…yes…well, I suppose it’s official now: Stefano and I are a couple of crazy cat people…And, I would like to add, proud to be so… How we went from six to sev ... Read on »
End Game by ANNGREGORY74 Patient Expert Chris here It has been a busy week and lots has happened much of it unexpected.  It started Sunday morning when Ann told me the bottoms of her feet had gone ... Read on »