9/11 and Myeloma

This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center towers in New York. Among the casualties sustained that day, were a number of first responders who, instead of running away from dangerous ash clouds that enveloped the streets of Manhattan, ran toward them in the hopes that they would be able to help save lives.

Come on, Irene: Despite the hurricane's approach, the show must go on!

Last weekend, the IMF held our fourth and final Patient & Family Seminar of the year in Philadelphia, PA. We had an uninvited guest make her presence known in the form of Hurricane Irene.

China: the new frontier in the search for a cure for myeloma

I have just returned from the IMF's visit in China where there are more myeloma patients than anywhere else in the world. It is with this in mind that the IMF has established the Asian Myeloma Network, to address the growing incidence in one of the world's most densely populated regions.

Early Access to Carfilzomib for Eligible Patients

Ever since Carfilzomib, made by ONYX Pharmaceuticals, began progressing through the clinical trials process from Phase I forward, it has been a regular topic of interest on the IMF Hotline.

On the subject of rainbows and earthworms

Reading about the newly re-discovered Rainbow Toad in Borneo reminded me of my January 27, 2011 post referencing Mae-Wan Ho's 

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