Beating the Odds with Multiple Myeloma
August 9, 2016
We Aspire to Cure Cancer
It’s a story practically out of a Hollywood script: One woman’s determination to help her husband beat a deadly disease called multiple myeloma. Through furious determination and love for her husband, Kathleen Bond has helped her mate of more than two decades overcome the odds and battle this disease. Join Olga Villaverde as she meets with this amazing woman and is also joined by very special patient advocate, Fatima Scipione, Senior Director for Patient Advocacy at Takeda Oncology.
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