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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 started PeopleBeatingCancer.org because I believe that cancer patients and caregivers are asked to make huge decisions about their health-- often while woefully uninformed, and under an extreme time crunch. 

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. All information found on this site is evidence-based with the studies cited, and actionable-- you can get started using the protocols right away.

Check out our latest blog posts:


MGUS, SMM, MM Kidney Health
"Renal Impairment represents an independent negative prognostic factor in MM...Renal recovery and haematologic response are the strongest markers associated with[...]
SMM- Chemo vs. Observation Trial
"The frequency of second primary malignancies was higher in patients in the treatment group than in those in the observation[...]
MGUS, Bone Pain, Scan, Apply Therapies
"Early identification of MGUS and evaluation of bone status will facilitate prophylactic treatment with bisphosphonates to increase bone density and[...]
Managing MGUS w/ Curcumin
"Fifty percent (5 of 10) of these (MGUS) patients had a 12% to 30% reduction in their paraprotein levels, while[...]
Cure Multiple Myeloma? Aggressive, Toxic Therapies…
"HSCT patients who have survived for at least 5 years post-transplantation are at a fourfold to ninefold increased risk of[...]
MGUS- Kidney, Bone, Blood, Skin Damage
For people with MGUS, there is an increased incidence of fracture, kidney damage, bacterial infections and thromboembolic complications aka blood clots- I must[...]