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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:


Healing Chemotherapy-induced Heart Valve Damage
I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in early 1994. I underwent induction chemotherapy, high-dose cytoxan and an autologous stem cell[...]
Auto Stem Cell Transplant Second Thoughts
Hi David- I am supposed to be starting my autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT) tomorrow.  I am having outpatient chemo[...]
7 Key Benefits of In-Home Care for Seniors
While I don't consider myself to be a senior (I am 61 nor do I have dementia), I can relate[...]
MGUS, Covid, Flu Shots- Tingling?
Hi David- I was recently diagnosed with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS). It was found by labs done because[...]
MGUS Dx- Cure vs. Control?
MGUS patients are more likely to develop more severe PN during treatment with certain drugs used to treat MM (e.g.[...]
6 Effective Ways to Lower Your Risk of Cancer
I wish I knew then what I know now. The "6 Effective Ways to Lower Your Risk of Cancer" outlined[...]