Monday, July 5, 2010

Life sentences

"Her lymphoma's refractory, transformed, and aggressive."

Damn, how can my friend’s name appear in a death sentence like that?

But wait, we’ve still got LEN or lenolidomide (Say what? Never heard of it!).

Here’s her name in a kinder, gentler sentence:

LEN has promising clinical activity and achieves durable responses in [insert her name here].”