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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:


Stem Cell Transplant Increased Multiple Myeloma Survival?
The top article linked and excerpted below documents how improvements in the aggressive, high-dose therapy- an autologous stem cell transplant[...]
ASCT Now or Later? No Diff-
“Meta-regression analyses failed to demonstrate any association between CR or VGPR with either overall survival or progression-free survival both in[...]
Considering Stem Cell Transplant for MM? – Read This First!
"Overall survival (OS), progression-free survival (PFS), cumulative incidence of relapse, non-relapse mortality, hematopoietic recovery and second primary malignancy rates were[...]
Chemotherapy-Induced Pain-I.D. Manage
Multiple Myeloma chemotherapy, causes short, long-term and late stage side effects. Chemotherapy-induced pain is central to the discussion of side[...]
Heal Avascular Necrosis W/out Surgery?
"Glucocorticoid- induced osteonecrosis develops in 9–40% of patients receiving long-term therapy although it may also occur with short-term exposure to[...]
Multiple Myeloma Diet- Liver Enzymes, Inflammation
Regarding your question about multiple myeloma diet and liver enzymes, or I should say, a diet to bring down liver[...]