Michael Tuohy

Michael Tuohy is a eighteen-year multiple myeloma survivor, having been diagnosed in 2000 at the age of 36. He had an autologous stem cell transplant in 2002, and is currently on Revlimid® (16 years.) He and his wife Robin started the first myeloma support group in Connecticut in the spring of 2001 with the help of the IMF, which is known as the Connecticut Multiple Myeloma Fighters Information Group.

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I’ve Got My Mind Set on a Cure!

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If you have not yet noticed, I’m a fan of good music. I’ve had bands since the 70s, growing up with what’s now called classic rock. Funny how time goes by, and it’s now “classic.” I guess it’s a good thing, because I grew up in a time when music had leads and lyrics that […]

The IMF Symposium Is My Appetizer to ASH

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The rain has cleared and on Friday, our day started with the IMF Satellite Symposium. This is like an appetizer to ASH and gives a glimpse into what we’ll be updated on in the next days. This program is moderated by Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, who takes us through various case studies. All attendees are […]

“The Times, They Are A-Changing”

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As you may know, I was diagnosed in 2000 when I was 36 years old. Who knew back then how much research would increase to give us all real hope for a cure for myeloma. The IMF has even launched clinical trials named “CURE” Trials! I attended my first ASH, I believe in 2005.  I […]