All posts by David Emerson

Using CBD Oil for Cancer – Can it Really Help?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve noticed it: CBD is everywhere these days, and with good reason, as millions of users and some scientific evidence have found that the oil may

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Salvage Therapy for Myeloma does not help Progressive Disease…

“For myeloma patients with progressive disease (PD) after induction therapy, deepening of response through salvage therapy is not associated with improved progression-free or overall survival..” According

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Pentoxifylline (Trental) and Vitamin E for Radiation Fibrosis

“Going forward, this information should be used to better counsel patients prior to the initiation of pentoxifylline therapy for the prevention of radiation-induced breast fibrosis.” I had

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How to Choose Cosmetic Dentist to Straighten Your Teeth

“Seeing a cosmetic dentist for consultation usually doesn’t cost much; some experts don’t even charge for this service. Just make a good plan…” The perception of a beautiful

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Non-Secretary Multiple Myeloma

“The study, therefore, concludes that curcumin co-treatment with Bortezomib has a potential to take care of possible side effects of Bt therapy on normal cells…” Hi David- I was diagnosed

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Psychosocial care of adolescent and young adult patients with cancer and survivors

The delivery of quality health care for adolescent and young adults with cancer and survivors requires an in-depth and comprehensive approach that focuses on the unique psychosocial challenges faced by

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When the Myeloma Patient Does NOT Respond to Velcade Induction

“Failure (of the multiple myeloma patient) to respond to a bortezomib-based induction was found to be an independent risk factor for mortality.” When my oncologist prescribed a triplet for

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The Case for Mind-Body Therapy in Multiple Myeloma Therapy

Researchers stress that as (multiple myeloma) treatment becomes more precise and customized, psychological treatment (mind-body therapy) also has the opportunity to become more effective if targeted specifically. To

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Can Myeloma Survivors Undergo Surgery after Active Therapy?

Dr. Durie stresses the importance that MM survivors lead as “normal” a life as possible and that surgery in this case, can help this. I agree. David, do you know anything about the safety of knee surgery

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MGUS Progressing to Multiple Myeloma- Obesity and Inflammation?

“…based on 29 cases that progressed to MM or other LP diseases later in life, our study found midlife obesity to be a risk factor for progression among individuals diagnosed with MGUS.” Hi

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