After struggling to understand her treatment options for multiple myeloma, Jenny Ahlstrom started a virtual platform for patients to gather information about blood cancers.
by Allison Futterman
First CAR-T Cell Therapy Approved for Multiple Myeloma
Cellular immunotherapies can offer periods when people do not require treatment.
by Christina Bennett
More Data on COVID-19 Vaccination and Cancer
Studies indicate that many people with cancer have an antibody response to the vaccines, but this response may be reduced or absent in certain patients.
by Anna Goshua
Searching the Blood for Signs of Altered Immunity
The immune systems of people with blood cancer respond differently to infection with the coronavirus than the immune systems of people without cancer or with solid tumors.
by Kate Yandell
Multiple Myeloma: Choosing Your Path
New therapies provide hope and options for people as they monitor and manage this incurable blood cancer.
by Tara Haelle
Learning Medicare’s ABCDs
Medicare was established to help provide affordable health care coverage for older Americans. But Medicare beneficiaries with cancer can still face financial burdens related to their care.
by Kate Yandell
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Multiple Myeloma Clinical Trials
The AACR and the FDA presented joint recommendations that include broadening clinical trial eligibility and engaging the community in clinical trial recruitment.
by Kenneth C. Anderson, MD; Lola A. Fashoyin-Aje, MD, MPH; Nicole Gormley, MD; and Paul G. Kluetz, MD
Learning How to Prevent Multiple Myeloma
Irene Ghobrial on studying cancer precursors.
by Sue Rochman
A Long Road Back
Multiple myeloma survivor Gary Lambert deploys inventiveness and fortitude to deal with cancer.
by Lindsey Konkel
Vaccines: Looking Within for Cancer Treatment
Researchers are testing treatment vaccines that spur the immune system to attack cancer.
by Stephen Ornes