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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:


Cognitive Decline, Alzheimer’s Therapies- Coffee, Alcohol
A new study in Australia has uncovered evidence to suggest that there is a link between the amount of coffee[...]
Predicting Overall Survival of Solitary Bone Plasmacytoma
"The multivariable regression analysis was performed to obtain the significant prognosis that was used to establish the nomogram for 3-,[...]
Chemotherapy for Smoldering Multiple Myeloma???
"Nonhematologic grade 3 adverse events occurred in 21 patients (38.9%) and included thromboembolism, rash, and lung infection, with no grade[...]
UAMS is CURING 30% of Low-Risk Myeloma?!?!
"However, because most patients with myeloma face persistent relapses despite remaining on continuous maintenance therapy, they do not meet the[...]
Myeloma Survivor 2.5 years Post ASCT- What’s next?
"And, since “[t]here were no new safety concerns,” the results “support the frontline use of daratumumab plus lenalidomide and dexamethasone”[...]
Radiation-induced Xerostomia- Xylitol Gum?
"Gum containing xylitol has been discovered to have many benefits, including fighting cavities... Xylitol can also help prevent osteoporosis by[...]