Items Tagged ‘myeloma’

March 5, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor, Carmen Zwicker Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News.   Health magazine Watch a Blind Grandfather ‘See’ […]

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April 11, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Star Tribune Novel Mayo technique improves outlook for […]

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March 5, 2013

New Drugs Slow a Fast-Spreading Cancer

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

For all the gains in treating myeloma, the disease still lacks a cure for most patients…“The problem in myeloma right now is many of the new drugs are in the same two classes,: said Vincen Rajkumar, a myeloma specialist at the Mayo Clinic. “If you want a sea change, you want a new class,” he […]

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February 24, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Scottsdale Healthcare steps up cancer services

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Scottsdale Healthcare has bolstered its cancer-care offerings with a new bone-marrow transplant program that will serve patients receiving treatment for aggressive blood cancers. The new program at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Shea Medical Center will cater to patients who are battling blood cancers such as myeloma, leukemia and lymphoma… Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: blood cancers, bone-marrow transplant program, leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center


October 23, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Study Finds Less toxic Treatment for Myeloma

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Cancer researchers say they have a better treatment for patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma than the current standard therapy. Their study finds that treatment with lenalidomide plus low-dose dexamethasone is associated with better short-term survival and with lower toxicity than lenalidomide plus high-dose dexamethasone, which is the mainstay of therapy for the bone marrow […]

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