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ASH 2015: Wow – What a Meeting!

| Linda Huguelet

Trying to process all of the information that I heard at The American Society of Hematology (ASH) Conference is a bit overwhelming. But, the one thing I can say (without looking at my many pages of notes) is that advances in multiple myeloma treatments are on the fast-track and a countless number of researchers are […]

SYMPOSIUM Day at ASH 2015

| Jack Aiello

December 4th is actually the day before ASH officially begins, often called “Symposium” day. Today, my first session was a meeting of the IMF’s Global Myeloma Action Network (GMAN). This organization started three years ago and focuses on issues such as awareness, access, and education in other countries. We share best practices such as fundraising […]

Imagine Moving Forward

| Linda Huguelet

I start every day before work with a 2.5 mile walk.  And, every day I look down at the IMF bracelet around my wrist that reads “Imagine Moving Forward.”   I’m so grateful for the advances in myeloma treatments that enable me to continue working and to lead a pretty active, normal lifestyle. Since my diagnosis […]

15-Year Myeloma Survivor Reports from ASH

| Michael Tuohy

When I was diagnosed in 2000, only a handful of treatment options were available. We used our options sparingly, hoping to keep something in our back pocket for when we needed it. Today is a very different story. We have treatment options that use various types of drugs that can work alone and in combination […]