Turning Cancer Patients and Caregivers Into Informed Decision- Makers 


Hi, 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 there is a problem with cancer care today.  Cancer patients and caregivers are asked to make huge decisions about their health-- often while woefully uninformed, and under an extreme time crunch. How many of you are here because you were given 24 hours to approve your chemotherapy regimen? 

ā€‹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:

C-B-D Becomes F.D.A. Approved AKA Mainstream?
"If the agency (F.D.A.) follows the recommendation, as is expected, the drug would be the first cannabis-derived prescription medicine available[...]
Lisa’s Story-Leukemia Diagnosis of “Not Necessarily”
Does this mean Iā€™m going to die?ā€ Lisa asked innocently to Dr. Nantel, the hematologist at the Vancouver General Hospital.[...]
Intraarterial Chemotherapy for Retinoblastoma-Pros and Cons
Recent reports have raised some concerns about the risk of ocular vasculopathy, radiation-related toxicity, and the potential for metastatic disease[...]
Cardiovascular Events in Multiple Myeloma Therapy
"An analysis of past studies shows 18 percent of multiple myeloma patients receiving carfilzomib experience cardiovascular adverse events (CVAE) such[...]
Kyprolis vs. Bortizomib heart damage in Multiple Myeloma
"In patients receiving therapy for relapsed multiple myeloma, heart failure, angina, and other cardiovascular adverse events occurred more frequently with[...]
Slow/Stop SMM’s March Toward Full-Blown Multiple Myeloma
"Hyperdiploid-myeloma is associated with male sex, kappa immunoglobulin subtype, symptomatic bone disease and better survival compared to nonhyperdiploid-MM Hi David-I[...]