Author | Ruben A. Mesa, MD, FACP

Articles

Improving Disease Burden in Myelofibrosis: Changing the Natural History of the Disease

July 15, 2013

Palliation is a laudable concept and an important goal in the therapy of all patients with malignant disease. Unfortunately, in the current day and age, the adjective “palliative” is being used in a derogatory manner that suggests palliation of suffering somehow lessens the importance or impact that such a therapy has upon individuals with the disease.

Triathlon for an MPD cure

October 01, 2008

ROCHESTER, Minnesota-On September 7 in Madison, cheered on by family and friends, I completed the Ford Ironman Wisconsin Triathlon (2.4 miles of swimming, 112 miles of cycling, and a marathon of 26.2 miles) in 14 hours and 34 minutes.