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Dr. Patricia Coyle talks to MD Magazine about Progressive MS and the importance of seeing an MS Specialist

There are more than a dozen treatment options for patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis and so far none for the progressive form. Why that is and what can be done to change that are two of the biggest challenges in … Continue reading

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Anna’s Thriving Story
A “Thriving Beyond MS©” Featured Story

Anna C. thrives beyond MS by finding new ways to stay active and following her passions: Hi, my name is Anna. I happen to have Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. As of this date, there are not too many options for … Continue reading

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Marisa B’s Thriving Story
A “Thriving Beyond MS©” Featured Story

Marisa B. just considers MS another mountain to climb. Everyone Has Their Mountain Thirteen years ago, I was told those four words that changed my life: “You have Multiple Sclerosis.” I had no idea what MS was, nor did I … Continue reading

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Colleen P’s Thriving Story
A “Thriving Beyond MS©” Featured Story

Colleen P.’s relationship with her son helps her thrive beyond MS: My name is Colleen. I am 31 years old and I have relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis. I was diagnosed in 2007 at the age of 22, and my son … Continue reading

Rick’s Thriving Story
A “Thriving Beyond MS©” Featured Story

Rick C. shares how he has biking, his family and writing to help him thrive beyond his MS diagnosis: When it comes to how I “thrive with MS”, there is no single answer. God’s love, the support of my family, having … Continue reading


While the idea of “MS Awareness” sounds like a good and laudable goal, we at MS Cure Fund wish it were more about MS understanding! How many of you, once you have shared having multiple sclerosis with a family member, … Continue reading

MS Cure Fund partners with Sonia Trejo

All I heard was “wheelchair” and “blind.“ When I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1995, I was a successful fashion designer, strong athlete, martial artist and a dedicated yogi. And, I was just weeks away from marrying the love … Continue reading

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Mark Freedman, HBSc, MSc, MD, discusses ocrelizumab
at ACTRIMS in New Orleans

2.28.16 ACTRIMS, New Orleanse, LA

As the first medication designed to treat primary progressive multiple sclerosis moves closer to the market there are still many questions about how effective it will be and what other treatment options may look like in the future. Mark Freedman, … Continue reading

Thriving Beyond MS

What does “Thriving Beyond MS©” mean?  Simply put, it is you defining your life and your disease, and not the other way around.  We at MS Cure Fund have had the very distinct pleasure of meeting amazing people, who also … Continue reading

Maggie’s Story of Thriving Beyond MS

Thriving didn’t always come easily, and it still doesn’t. I’ve had MS for thirty years. When I was first told I had the disease there was no treatment even on the horizon.  My neurologist was more upset about the diagnosis … Continue reading

Thriving through Riding

Therapeutic riding (also known as equine therapy) is a popular activity for people of all ages and levels of ability and disability. Participants learn “from the ground up” how to care for, communicate with, and ride horses in a safe … Continue reading

“A Day Skiing” A Recap of the 3rd MS Annual Adaptive Ski Day

This story was sent to MS Cure Fund by an attendee of our 3rd Annual MS Adaptive Ski Day.    A Day Skiing By: Maggie H., Northborough, MA The third annual MS Cure Fund MS Adaptive Ski Day took place … Continue reading

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“When Your MS Medication Isn’t Working for You”

When your MS medication isn’t working for you, it’s time to learn about another option. Please join us for an MS speaker event. Hear what experts are saying about an infusion treatment for relapsing MS. WHEN Tuesday, September 8, 2015 6:00 PM … Continue reading

Vitamin D – Make it happen!

Now that the weather is warm, there couldn’t be a better time to maximize your body’s vitamin D production without creating other negative issues in the process.  This question was raised at a recent “Women Thriving with MS”© event in … Continue reading

Researchers Find Missing Link Between the Brain and Immune System

Neuroscience News June 1, 2015 Featured, Neuroscience Implications profound for neurological diseases from autism to Alzheimer’s to multiple sclerosis. In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that … Continue reading

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Expert: Don’t discourage pregnancy in MS patients; manage it

INDIANAPOLIS – If you feel overwhelmed by the notion of managing multiple sclerosis patients who seek your guidance in navigating their pregnancy, you’re not alone. Comprehensive management programs for pregnant MS patients currently do not exist, even within most dedicated … Continue reading

The Importance of Quality Education in MS
MS Cure Fund Announces Two National Patient Education Programs

Written by:  Jack Cowie Multiple Sclerosis education.  Sounds like a bit of an oxymoron.  How do you educate about something that cannot be exactly diagnosed or defined?  Bottom line – you keep trying. MS Cure Fund had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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What can change your MS today?

What can change your MS today! You!  I know it is a simple answer, and an unwelcome one, but it is the truth. I have the extraordinary luxury of working with the very best minds in MS.  These neurologists, doctors … Continue reading


March is MS Awareness Month Awareness….  How do we stay aware of something we want so desperately to forget?  When every day is a struggle, WHY would I want to remember MS?  When I can’t see?  When I can’t walk … Continue reading

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MS Cure Fund Celebrates the 2nd Annual MS Adaptive Ski Day

What do you get when you mix MS patients with a remarkable group of dedicated volunteers and a whole lot of snow? An MS Adaptive Ski Day of joy and camaraderie for the ages. January 12th saw the 2nd Annual … Continue reading