What Myeloma Patients Should Put in Their Grocery Baskets in 2018

Food is very much in the news this week. Friend and colleague Prof. Heinz Ludwig (International Myeloma Working Group and IMF Board of Directors member), called my attention to two food news reports: a review linking a higher fish intake to a lower risk of cancer, and a meta-analysis of five studies showing a consistent connection between higher fish consumption and a lower likelihood of myeloma. The latter analysis captured data from North America, Europe, and Asia demonstrating a similar trend, which lends credibility to the findings.

Myeloma Forecast for 2016: What’s exciting, what’s real…and who do you trust?

As we start off 2016, there is excitement in the air. Three new drug approvals, the Black Swan Research Initiative® is moving strongly into cure trials; it seems that we have myeloma on the run! Yet the reality is that we all know friends, support group members, patients who are not doing well, whose lives are threatened by myeloma despite all that is new and wonderful.