Some four years ago, at the age of 70, my wife and I pulled up stakes and left Iowa, where we had resided for 32 years, to move to the State College area in Pennsylvania. This would allow us to… Continue reading
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(Reuters Health) – The vaccine Shingrix prevents shingles, and if people do contract the virus, it reduces the severity of illness, two company-funded study suggests.
Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, typically develops in older… Continue reading
Ibrutinib is active in previously treated Waldenstro¨m macroglobulinemia (WM). MYD88 mutations
(MYD88MUT) and CXCR4 mutations (CXCR4MUT) affect ibrutinib response. We report on a prospective
study of ibrutinib monotherapy in symptomatic, untreated patients with WM, and the effect
of… Continue reading
In the article that accompanies this editorial, Treon and colleagues
1 report on 30 newly diagnosed patients with Waldenstr¨om
macroglobulinemia (WM) treated with ibrutinib. Clinically relevant
responses were seen in all patients. Responses occurred rapidly
with an 18-month… Continue reading
Source: Cancer Therapy Advisor
Ibrutinib monotherapy is a highly active and tolerable option for treatment-naïve patients with Waldenström macroglobulinemia (WM), but may be affected by CXCR4-mutation status, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology… Continue reading
Cure Magazine’s special issue on Rare Cancers, published on August 1, 2018, includes an article entitled “Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia: The Discovery and What Lies Ahead”.
The article goes on to describe WM, its rarity, and recent advances in treatment options for… Continue reading
Recently, Dr. John Chapin, a Professor of Communications at the Pennsylvania State University’s Beaver Campus approached the IWMF about a project whereby his students would develop and produce short videos for the IWMF.
We are compiling a reading list of books that our members have recommended. Please feel free to send us titles that you have found inspiring and resourceful.
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“Things I wish I’d Known – Cancer Caregivers… Continue reading