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2011-09-20 22:26:59

Multicenter 1000-Patient Trial Initiated to Accelerate Development of Personalized Treatments for Multiple Myeloma The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, a top 50 U.S. News best hospital for cancer, is one of the first four clinical sites enrolling patients in a landmark study designed to uncover the molecular segments and variations of multiple myeloma. The study is the centerpiece of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation´s (MMRF) Personalized...

2011-08-03 15:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) today announced the initiation of an expanded access program for carfilzomib, a selective, next-generation proteasome inhibitor. The Carfilzomib Myeloma Access Program (C-MAP) will include eligible patients in the United States (U.S.) with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma. Expanded access programs make...

2011-06-25 00:00:30

S. 3988/A. 6233 will ensure that health plans already providing insurance coverage for chemotherapy will provide equal coverage for both IV/injected and oral therapies. The bill will be sent to the governor shortly. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 The New York Assembly voted unanimously 6/22/11 to pass S. 3988/A. 6233, a bill that will eliminate the disparity in insurance coverage between oral and intravenous chemotherapy therapies, ensuring that all cancer patients in the state have...

2011-05-30 00:00:03

Hardy Jones, ocean conservationist, myeloma patient and International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) member, has written a powerful book, The Voice of The Dolphins, highlighting the devastating impact of pollutants on dolphins and our world's oceans.... Bringing in conversations with Dr Brian Durie of the IMF, he makes a compelling argument linking those same toxins to the presence of multiple myeloma in human beings. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 29, 2011 Hardy Jones has written a book...

2011-05-28 00:00:49

The IMF Advocacy team with IMF Volunteer Advocates, made up of patients and caregivers, went to Washington to meet with legislators and staff on May 25th for the One Voice Against Cancer (OVAC) Lobby Day. By sharing their stories and giving a human face to multiple myeloma, they will help insure funding is allocated for critical cancer research and programs that will benefit the myeloma community and all cancer patients. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 IMF Volunteer Advocates Jan...

2011-05-18 00:01:29

Passage would represent a win for all cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. Bill sent to governor for signing. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 HB 438 passed in the State Senate on Tuesday and was sent to the Governor for signing. This bill will eliminate disparity in insurance coverage between oral and intravenous chemotherapy therapies, ensuring that all cancer patients in Texas have access to treatment. Please write to Governor Perry TODAY and ask him to sign HB 438. Oral drug parity...

2011-05-15 00:02:29

Andy Sninsky rode his bicycle 300 miles across the Mojave for multiple myeloma: An IMF FUNdraiser generating hope and raising awareness. (PRWEB) May 14, 2011 Andy Sninsky is a remarkable man. Years ago he rode his bicycle across much of Europe and twice across the United States, but his really extraordinary achievements have just begun. Now, in his early sixties, 3 years out from a diagnosis of Stage III multiple myeloma, he and a co-rider, Tom Moinet, have successfully tackled the grueling...


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