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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:


Diagnosed w/ MGUS- Should I Panic???
"Several lines of evidence point to a genetic predisposition to Multiple Myeloma and other plasma cell dyscrasias." Hi David- Thanks for[...]
Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma- Low Dose? SOC?
"...other therapeutic elements (e. g., other maintenance strategies, consolidation, tandem transplantation,..) have to be decided on an individualized appraisal of[...]
Multiple Myeloma Chemotherapy- Kyprolis/Carfilzomib Heart Damage
Question-What is the rate of cardiovascular adverse events (CVAE) among patients receiving carfilzomib for multiple myeloma? Hi David I told[...]
Detoxification as Multiple Myeloma Therapy
Induced sweating (detoxification) appears to be a potential method for elimination of many toxic elements from the human body Hi[...]
“Serious Adverse Events” – Low-dose Revlimid Maintenance
Serious adverse events were reported in 494 (45%) of 1097 patients receiving lenalidomide compared with 150 (17%) of 874 patients[...]
Curcumin, Green Tea, Pomalidomide/Pomalyst?
Whether curcumin can overcome chemoresistance and enhance the activity of thalidomide and bortezomib, used to treat patients with MM Hi[...]