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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:


MM- Anti-aging- Diet, Supplements, Sleep, Exercise
"To our knowledge, this is the first randomized controlled study to suggest that specific diet and lifestyle interventions may reverse[...]
Multiple Myeloma Symptom, Side Effect, COD- Kidney, Renal Insufficiency
"...study finds significant variation in how drug side effects are reported, potentially making some drugs seem safer or less safe[...]
Multiple Myeloma Symtom, Side Effects- Exercise-
The results statistically demonstrate a positive effect of exercise oncology during cancer care, in terms of reductions in overall cost[...]
Kidney, Heart, Bone, etc. Co-Morbidities at Myeloma Diagnosis
"Co-morbidities correlate with aging and make the elderly particularly vulnerable to toxicities of therapy. A key issue is therefore to[...]
Multiple Myeloma Treatments- Evidence-based Medicine
"In medicine, the term “evidence-based” causes more arguments than you might expect...Everyone is a bit right here, and everyone is[...]
Myeloma Symptom, Side Effect, COD- Myelosuppression, fatigue, infection, bleeding
When you read your diagnostic testing report (CBC) and learn that your white blood cells are below normal you might[...]