What I wish I knew about Multiple Myeloma treatments 25 years later...

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Reduce Carfilzomib Cardiotoxicity, Boost Multiple Myeloma Efficacy

“…this study monitored patients for predictors of CVAEs and found a greater incidence, with 51% of (multiple myeloma) patients experiencing CVAEs, including heart failure, hypertension, arrhythmia,

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Cardiac Rehabilitation-Curcumin, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Failure

The p300-HAT inhibitory effects of curcumin have been demonstrated to ameliorate the development of cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure in animal models. I developed a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) during

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Is Marijuana Medicine for Multiple Myeloma?

Studies Document the Ability of Medical Marijuana to Manage Cancer Pain, Enhance the Efficacy of Conventional MM Chemotherapy and Kill Myeloma cells- If you’ve been diagnosed with multiple myeloma

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Dementia and Cancer prevention twofer?

It’s official. The foods we eat can be brain healthy, heart healthy to prevent dementia and maybe even Alzheimer’s Disease. I’m a long-term multiple myeloma (MM) survivor who struggles

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Heal Chemobrain, Prevent Dementia

“Risk of inflammation and cognitive impairment due to chemotherapy, often called “chemobrain”, may be reduced by maintaining physical activity during treatment…” It is important for

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Integrative Approaches, Lifestyle Therapy Enhance Multiple Myeloma survivorship.”

“A new review of evidence drawn from experimental and epidemiologic studies, as well as a few clinical trials, demonstrates that several of the integrative approaches and lifestyle changes might

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Multiple Myeloma Patients-Put a Good Spin on Your Life- Mind-Body Therapy

What does it mean to “put a good spin on your life?” What exactly is “the new normal?” Do multiple myeloma patients get annoyed when someone tells them to “look on the bright

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Sperm CryoPreservation Pre-Chemo, Stem Cell Transplant-Multiple Myeloma

Sperm cryopreservation via semen collection by masturbation remains a standard of care for fertility preservation among men with cancer (MM) or other diseases requiring gonadotoxic treatment. Most everything

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Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma- Multimodal Therapy in Practice

“Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a deadly incurable cancer, with a median survival of approximately 9 months. The best available chemotherapy, arguably the standard of care, only yields a

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CBD Effects on Cancer

CBD Effects on Cancer Many people use cannabidiol or CBD as a treatment for a lot of illness. Some claim that CBD offers a lot of benefits in the human body. This article explains what cannabidiol or

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