Generic Revlimid

Generic Revlamid, or generic lenalidomide is coming, but it may not help as much as cancer patients would hope. Revlimid is the brand name for the drug lenalidomide. Revlimid is a key drug for the the treatment of multiple myeloma. Until recently, Revlimid was produced by Celgene. However, Bristol Myers Squibb spent over $70 billion … Read more

Best Multiple Myeloma Specialists Doctors

OK. You’ve been diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Chances are you got thrown to a random multiple myeloma doctor for your myeloma diagnosis. But, now you’re thinking, “how do I know you have the right myeloma doctor for me?” Multiple Myeloma Doctors Near Me Unfortunately, you may be limited to the best multiple myeloma specialists near … Read more

Latest Multiple Myeloma Research Guide

This article is in progress as I put together resources on the latest multiple myeloma (MM) research for patients. This article represents advanced information about multiple myeloma for patients and care-givers that already understand the basics of multiple myeloma. If you were just diagnosed with multiple myeloma, or otherwise are new to MM, then I … Read more

Weight Gain After Stem Cell Transplant

My oncologist said this would happen. More specifically, he predicted this would happen following my autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT or just SCT). At my 100-day post-stem cell transplant appointment, conducted as a virtual appointment thanks to coronavirus (we weren’t calling it Covid yet), my oncologist said, “Let me tell you what is going to … Read more

Elotuzumab Multiple Myeloma

Empliciti is the brand name for elotuzumab. (*Adds elotuzumab and empliciti to autocorrect dictionary*) I will be using elotuzumab and Empliciti interchangeably so that I can focus on facts and not what elotuzumab is called. I will be taking elotuzumab soon, so it is time to review elotuzumab and look at potential elotuzumab side effects … Read more

GoodRx Works – A Review

GoodRx works to get a cheaper price on prescriptions. OK, look. I’m a skeptic. I write a personal finance blog about financial independence, and one of the key things I do is analyze the fine print to find the gotchas. Things are almost never what they seem, and there is always a catch somewhere. As … Read more