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Breweries all around San Diego are helping to raise money and awareness about lupus through Beer to the Rescue. These fun events benefitting the Lupus Foundation of Southern California often feature unique beers created just for this campaign and are not to be missed.
Saturday, November 17, 1–10 p.m.
Indian Joe Brewing
Double Beer Release Fundraiser
2123 Industrial Court
Friday, November 23, 1–11 p.m.
Bear Roots Brewing
Beer to the Rescue Night Fundraiser
1213 S Santa Fe Ave
Saturday, November 24, Noon–10 p.m.
Papa Marce's Cerveceria
Specialty Beer Fundraiser
5840 El Camino Real, Ste. 100
Visit Beer to the Rescue for more information and to view other future events.
The Lupus Foundation hosts a support group in San Diego on the third Saturday of every month.
SLE Patients See Good Outcomes in Blood Cancers
Risk of hematologic malignancy may be increased in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus compared with the general population, but outcomes with these cancers are about the same, a small retrospective study suggested.
Patients diagnosed with hematological malignancies before or concurrently with SLE in the study presented with earlier-stage disease and often achieved cancer remission, according to the report in Lupus Science and Medicine.
SLE patients have been known since the 1970s to be at higher risk for cancer, especially for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, which in earlier studies resulted in higher overall mortality among SLE patients.
The study analyzed 45 patients at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor with confirmed SLE and hematological...