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Dementia Risk Reduction-

“Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia, and it generally affects the elderly. It has been suggested that diet is an intensively modifiable lifestyle factor that might reduce

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Multiple Myeloma CAR-T

“Personalized immunotherapy using a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) involves genetically modifying a patient’s own T cells so that they can identify and kill malignant plasma cells.10 The first

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Cancer Therapy and Mental Health

Discussions of cancer therapy and its side effects are often focused on physical limitations. For instance, chemotherapy, while one of the most effective cancer treatments across the board, has lasting

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Stem Cell Transplant + Covid-19 = Death?

With a COVID-19 diagnosis, 30-day overall survival was 68% in the allo stem cell transplant group and 67% among those who underwent auto HSCT. Yet another reason for newly diagnosed myeloma patients to

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New Dx Myeloma- Prehabilitation

“Prehabilitation evidence has grown across several areas of oncology care delivery demonstrating that a multi-modal rehabilitative intervention, delivered prior to oncology-direct therapies, leads

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Pediatric, AYA Cardio Protection

“Cancer Survivors are 15 times more likely to have heart failure and eight times more likely to have heart disease than the general population…” While pediatric and AYA cancer survivors

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Multiple Myeloma Side Effects

Long-term side effects of multiple myeloma treatment can be a nightmare for the survivor who achieves the goal of living with this incurable blood cancer beyond the averages only to struggle with serious

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Oral Lichenoid w/ Epithelial Atypic?

Hello David- my dentist discovered oral lichenoid mucositis with epithelial atypia. The comments on the pathology report read: “This may represent reactive atypia, however we cannot exclude the possibility

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HPV, Educating Patients, Families

The topic of cancer prevention can be hard to navigate. The number of cancer-causing foods, drugs, and simple behaviors that have some evidence of increasing the risk of cancer can be a daunting education.

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Staying Strong: Physical and Mental Strategies for Thriving with Myeloma

Myeloma is an aggressive form of cancer that affects the plasma cells in the bone marrow. This type of cancer is challenging to treat and can cause serious physical and emotional stress. It can be easy

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MGUS W/ bizarre symptoms-

Dear David- I just got a diagnosis of MGUS (monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance) this week. I’ve been called a hypochondriac, weird, and all kinds of names because for 6 months now

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Smoldering Myeloma- Raw Food Diet?

Dear David- I have was diagnosed with Smoldering Myeloma (SMM). I did not want chemo, or radiation, or a bone marrow transplant. I started eating a mostly raw food diet instead. I had a couple blood tests

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