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Description:Dr. Ruben Mesa, deputy director at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, describes splenomegaly, an enlarged spleen. He explains how the spleen functions and why individuals with MPN develop splenomegaly, which ...
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Dr. Ruben Mesa, deputy director at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, describes splenomegaly, an enlarged spleen. He explains how the spleen functions and why individuals with MPN develop splenomegaly, which can be painful. Produced in association with MD Anderson Cancer Center Get email alerts | http://www.p... Subscribe on...
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Dr. Jyoti Patel, a medical oncologist and associate professor of medicine in the division of hematology/onco​logy at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, discusses the latest advances in medical oncology and personalized medicine, including the use of genetic profiling and targeted therapies. Produced in association with Nor...
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What are the benefits of visiting a center that specializes in myeloma? Dr. Noopur Raje, Director of the Center for Multiple Myeloma at Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses the advantages of seeking care at a specialty center, including access to the latest research, novel therapies and clinical trials. Get email alerts | http://www.p......
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Dr. Januario Castro from UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center explains how doctors assess if your chosen CLL treatment is working. He discusses the role that bone marrow biopsies and blood counts play in determining the impact of therapy in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Produced in association with MD Anderson Cancer Center and CLL ...
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What tests are important for an MPN patient as they go on their journey? MPN Expert, Dr. Srdan Verstovsek, explains. The Ask the Expert series is sponsored through an education grant to the Patient Empowerment Network from Incyte Corporation. Get email alerts | http://www.p... Subscribe on YouTube | http://www......
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Dr. Jeffrey Matous, medical director of the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute, explores treatment options for people who have experienced a Hodgkin lymphoma relapse. Dr. Matous discusses treatment a variety of approaches, including chemotherapy, transplantation and promising combination therapies. ...
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How can cancer affect intimacy? Hodgkin lymphoma patient George Florentine shares his own experience and his advice for communicating with your partner. Megan Andersen, a nurse practitioner, and Rebekkah Erks, a social worker, join the conversation to offer strategies for getting past the embarrassment to have an open conversation with your healthc...
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A patient poses a question about whether a bone biopsy is the only way to examine whether the cancer is "diminishi​ng" when it's light-chain only. Dr. Thomas Martin, a myeloma expert from UCSF, talks about the serum-free light-chain test and what this means for estimating the path of the ...
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Diagnosed with myeloma in 2008, retired teacher Cynthia Chmielewski has moved on to a new group of students: myeloma patients and their caregivers. Working with myeloma patient advocacy groups to mentor and educate other patients, Cynthia has earned the nickname the "myeloma teacher." K...
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How does the continued emergence of new drugs impact the use of stem cell transplant for myeloma patients? Dr. Gareth Morgan, a leading researcher at The Royal Marsden in the United Kingdom, suggests that the standard therapies available today will continue to offer good results for standard-risk pa...
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