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Welcome to PeopleBeatingCancer.org!

My name is David Emerson, and I have been living with an incurable cancer called Multiple Myeloma since 1994. 

I launched PeopleBeatingCancer.org because I’ve learned that conventional multiple myeloma is a small piece of the total Multiple Myeloma picture. Multiple Myeloma patients want to learn about chemotherapy side effects and their treatments, anti-MM nutrition, anti-MM supplementation, and much more. 

Let me be clear: knowledge is power. 

The more you know, the better decisions you'll make for your care.  Yes, I said YOU. You are in control. 

This website and the non-profit organization that supports it are dedicated to helping cancer survivors and caregivers become informed, educated decision-makers about their treatment. 

Check out our latest blog posts:


Prognosis For Multiple Myeloma
Can you live a normal life with myeloma? Understanding the best of both conventional and non-conventional multiple myeloma therapies allows[...]
Dementia, Alzheimer’s Therapy-
All outcome measures revealed improvement: statistically significant improvement in MoCA scores, CNS Vital Signs Neurocognitive Index, and Alzheimer’s Questionnaire Change[...]
Medicinal Marijuana- Can marijuana help with cancer or thyroid problems?
If you’ve ever smoked a joint or eaten a pot-laced brownie, you’re hardly alone: More than 1 in 3 people[...]
Myeloma Stats- Kidney, Bone, Deaths
Kidney injury complicated 50% of patients with multiple myeloma and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. In general, I[...]
Auto Stem Cell Transplant for Myeloma- Yes or No?
"hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) survivors are at risk of developing long-term complications, such as endocrinopathies, musculoskeletal disorders, cardiopulmonary compromise[...]
Bone Loss in the Prostate Cancer Survivor
"Survivors of breast cancer, prostate cancer, and childhood leukemia are at particularly high risk for changes in bone mineral density[...]