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Category Archives for Caregivers

James Bond–Surviving Multiple Myeloma Since 1992  

 6/10/21   The real James Bond and his caregiver, Kathleen, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2020 with an all-family gathering in Shaker Hts. Ohio.  When Jim was diagnosed with last stage

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Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma- Essential Reading

Mind-Body Therapy is essential for all Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Patients. Reading the five books below is an excellent place to begin your therapy Living with an “incurable” cancer

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Emotional Support for the Multiple Myeloma Survivor with PTSD

“If you are experiencing symptoms of PTSD, it’s important that you get the help you need. Many people have recovered from PTSD through treatment… Emotionally supporting a multiple myeloma

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Myeloma Caregivers Need SUPPORT!

“By identifying the specific needs of these myeloma caregivers, it will be possible to develop practical initiatives, targeting both health-related and logistical aspects of care, so as to support them

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How to Be the Best Caregiver 

Whether you happen to be a paid professional or a family member, being a caregiver is a big responsibility. You’re in charge of looking after someone who is likely vulnerable and unable to do many things

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Caregiving the Multiple Myeloma Survivor w/ PTSD

“A recent study showed approximately one-fifth of patients with cancer experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) several months after diagnosis, and many of these patients continued to live

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Tips for Caregivers – Choosing the Right Medical Alert System

Medical alert systems, fall monitor, medical-emergency-response-system (MERS), or personal-emergency-response-system (PERS.) These systems provide seniors with a tool for independent living, as well as

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Multiple Myeloma Treatment- What Oncology Nurses Need to Know-

“Oncology nurses specialize in offering medical care to cancer patients. Becoming an oncology nurse may be the right choice for you if you want to meet the needs of cancer patients.” Looking

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Multiple Myeloma Caregivers Are Wired for Health

caregivers are heavy technology users and are much more likely than other adults to take part in a wide range of health-related activities. PeopleBeatingCancer supports newly diagnosed myeloma patients,

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Multiple Myeloma Therapy- I.D. GvHD- Allo Stem Cell Transplantation

A single plasma biomarker predicted treatment resistance and death from graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) after allogeneic stem cell transplantation  In theory, the only curative multiple myeloma therapy

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