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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:


Multiple Myeloma- CAR-T Cell- Not Ready for PrimeTime
"Toxicities associated with CAR T cells include cytokine-release syndrome, different types of cytopenia, infections, and neurotoxicity. Although some subsets of[...]
1 in 4 Chemo Drugs Cardio-toxic aka cause Heart Failure
"However, lead author Daniel Addison, MD, explained that the likelihood of having a major cardiac event related to a cancer[...]
ChemoRadiation-Induced Short-Term Side Effects
While (chemotherapy drugs) are powerful enough to kill rapidly growing cancer cells, they also can harm healthy cells. This may[...]
PeopleBeatingCancer- Side Effects Program
After you heard the words "you have cancer," if your oncologist then said "By the way, the cure is worse[...]
Chemotherapy-Induced Aging- Non-Toxic Therapies
"The study shows that chemotherapy induces cellular senescence — or cellular aging — in normal tissues, which triggers a pro-inflammatory[...]
Managing Cancer- Chemotherapy, Radiation, Antioxidants
"At present, there is no strategy to reduce the risk of recurrence of the primary tumors or of a second[...]