S04 E22 -.Bispecific T Cell Engagers- A US Experience
MyeConversations by Myeloma Australia
by Natasha Clarke & Dr Adam Cohen
5M ago
We are joined by special international guest, Dr Adam Cohen. In this episode Dr Cohen talks about the new kids on the block, Bispecific T Cell Engagers ..read more
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S03 E14: Knowledge is Power!
MyeConversations by Myeloma Australia
by Nella Combe & Professor Joseph Michael
1y ago
We are excited that our community members were able to join us with Professor Joseph Mikhael on MyeConversations and ask lots of myeloma related questions. Thank you to Valarie, Donna, Jack, Daniel, Mel, Nicole, Steve and Terry and also to Dr Jo for a great show! Areas that were covered include, dealing with relapse, maintance therapy, length of treament, MRD, high risk disease and cytogenetics, bone marrow failure, side effects of treatment, causes of myeloma and understanding  how myeloma presents.  ..read more
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Solidarity and hope - Canteen
MyeConversations by Myeloma Australia
by Emma-Jane Furphy, She Chester and Ruby Hart
1y ago
In this  episode of MyeConversations we meet Shae Chester and Ruby Hart from CANTEEN. We learn more about the services this not for profit charity provide and talk about the difficult conversations to have with younger people when a cancer diagnosis is made. Shae and Ruby provide practical tips for having these conversations. Key links: www.canteenconnect.com.au, www.canteen.org.au ..read more
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Support and resources for kids provided by Camp Quality
MyeConversations by Myeloma Australia
by Nella Combe & Cara Woods
1y ago
42 kids per day are told thier parents have a cancer diagnosis. In today’s episode we find out about the supports and resources that are available to children who’s loved ones are a living with myeloma through the services of Camp Quality. We also learn how this amazing service commenced back in 1983 by founder Vera Entwistle and its growth over the last four decades.  Key links: App store; Kids' guide to cancer, https://www.happinesshub.org.au/ https://www.jumohealth.com/comics/understanding-multiple-myeloma ..read more
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S01 E06: Relapse and Refractory Myeloma - your questions answered
MyeConversations by Myeloma Australia
by Hayley Beer & Professor Andrew Spencer
1y ago
So why does myeloma come back, why is there no cure? Why do some people with myeloma respond to certain treatments and others do not? In this episode Professor Andrew Spencer walks us through the new Myeloma Australia resource about relapsed and refractory myeloma. He answers some of these complex questions in a systematic and easy to understand way. Firstly, Professor Andrew Spencer will give us a refresh on myeloma and then go into more detail about relapsed and refractory myeloma, the criteria the PBS set for commencing new treatment, considerations haematologist's take into account when a ..read more
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S01 E07: Let's keep active!
MyeConversations by Myeloma Australia
by Nella Combe & Travis Hall
1y ago
In this episode we chat to Travis Hall, an Exercise Physiologist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne. Travis answers some of our listeners questions about exercise but also discusses considerations for starting a new exercise program, best practice in structing an exercise program, goal setting, managing the side effects of myeloma treatments with exercise,  fatigue and exercise, cardiovascular and resistant training, EX-MED and recommendations for community based exercise physiologist/physiotherapists.  ..read more
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