Reflecting on hope

| John De Flice

“Yes, you can sit on my bed and be hopeful.” —John DeFlice There were two important things I learned early on in my medical residency.  One, do not sit on a patient’s bed unless you are invited to. The bed is the domain in a foreign environment of the hospital. Two, you never take away […]

Day 1: mAb’s, CAR-T, and Checkpoints . . . oh my!

| Jack Aiello

Oh my indeed, what a very long but exciting day at ASH. It began with a 7:30 a.m. working breakfast of the IMF’s International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) that consists of more than 200 myeloma experts from around the world (including 17 new members in 2016). One of their tasks is to write consensus guidelines and […]