Sheri Baker

Since being diagnosed in 2011, Sheri had a desire to help other patients & caregivers. She started the Treasure Valley Multiple Myeloma support group in Boise, Idaho in 2017. Sheri will be attending the ASH Annual Meeting for the second time.

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Hope for the Future

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Wow, what a very interesting experience at the All-Virtual 62nd ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition (ASH).  The total number of ASH abstracts for 2020 was 4800, down from last year’s 6000.  There were 688 Myeloma Abstracts.  179 of them were oral abstracts, which are presented in 15-minute time slots.  There were 500 poster abstracts, which […]


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The results being presented from clinical trials at ASH give myeloma patients hope. Hope for the future, hope that we will see our children grow up, get married. Hope that we will become grandparents one day. Hope that we will live long enough to enjoy retirement with our spouse or significant other. Hope for a […]

How to Treat Is the Question

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Friday is symposium day at the 62nd ASH Annual Meeting. These symposia are precursors to the official ASH meeting. Each is generally 2-3 hours long. At the symposium hosted by Dr. Brian G.M. Durie and the International Myeloma Foundation, they presented actual patient case-studies, asking the panel, and the audience, how they would treat these […]

A Strange Year For Sure

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What a strange year this has been for all of us. Our lives have been full of virtual meetings for work and school as well as the safest way to get together with family and friends. The 62nd American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting (ASH) will be no different. ASH will be an all-virtual meeting this year. […]