John DeFlice, MD

Diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2010, John DeFlice and his wife shortly thereafter attended several Los Angeles Patient & Family seminars. Today, he is co-leader of the Land of Enchantment Multiple Myeloma Support Group. Excited to attend ASH 2018, John hopes to learn about new therapies for relapse and about data in regards to maintenance therapy.

Courage and Hope

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Bran thought about it. “Can a man still be brave if he is afraid?” “That is the only time a man can be brave,” his father told him. — George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones Aside from all the ASH 18 data that I am sure that you have read about in this past […]

Snoopy Philosophy

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CHARLIE BROWN:  Someday we will die, Snoopy. SNOOPY:  True, but all the other days, we will not. Snoopy’s philosophy resonates at ASH 2018 because of all the exciting information on immunotherapy.  There are new approaches to the use of daratumumab with other agents in quadruple combinations that result in high rate of response in newly […]

Hope Structures Your Life

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As Mary Lamia, a clinical psychologist, says “Hope structures your life in anticipation of the future and influences how you feel in the present. There is no question that today there is great cause for hope in the treatment of Multiple Myeloma (MM).  It is with this hope I am excited to be attending ASH […]