Virus connection to myeloma (?)

Most recent post first: April 14 2013 post. Epstein Barr, or infectious mononucleosis. Here we go again. It’s been ages since I last wrote about a possible viral connection to the insurgence of MGUS…At one point, a few years ago, I even had the brilliant (?) idea of asking you all to let me know if…

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Pieces of the viral puzzle…

I have been horrendously busy these days, which means that I have not had any time to keep going through all the messages and comments I received in response to my “possible viral connection” post. Frustrating, but there you go. Today, however, after reading a few Science Daily articles, I decided to jot down a few notes that I…

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SMM-MM risk of progression

(Oldest post first…please scroll down for updates…)   April 16 2009 post. A recent exchange with a blog reader/myeloma patient list member made me rush to re-read and re-post about a 2007 Mayo Clinic study titled “Clinical Course and Prognosis of Smoldering (Asymptomatic) Multiple Myeloma” (the full study is now available: http://tinyurl.com/c9f8lb).   It is…

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