Dr Brian Koffman is a modern day pioneer, married to Patty who is the co-founder with him of perhaps one of the most remarkable patient groups around CLL Society Inc.. It is an absolute privilege to have both of them frequenting our little corner of the web, and even more so that he agreed to be interviewed (often Brian is the one doing the interviewing). The conversation was deep and rich and you can see it right here on this page.
Diagnosed with CLL 14 years ago in the dark ages for the field, and identified with the worst collection of genetic markers, his future looked very bleak.
But there was someting about Brian that refused to give up and clung onto hope even though 14 years ago the doctors had far fewer treatments. Hope often triumphs.
Part of the story is surely the combination of his own personal spiritual and moral values driving him towards seeking the good of others, knowing that would also lead to good for himself . . . Read more or watch the video here: