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Rheumatologic Disease Inc. Risk of MGUS to Multiple Myeloma

“Patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) have twice the risk of developing multiple myeloma (MM) if they have non-antibody (Ab)-mediated rheumatic diseases (RDs)…” Rheumatic

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Genetic Abnormalities in Multiple Myeloma, FISH Diagnostics, Treatment Response

“Cytogenetic abnormalities are found in most multiple myeloma (MM) patients. Although their prognostic value has been well studied, there are limited data on the association of primary cytogenetic

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80% of Pediatric Cancer Survivors Suffer Chemo-Induced Heart, Brain, Joint Damage

“Eight of 10 pediatric cancer survivors had abnormal findings on brain, heart, and bone images, including six patients with and two patients without clinical symptoms.” Though the study linked

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Managing MGUS w/ Curcumin

“Fifty percent (5 of 10) of these (MGUS) patients had a 12% to 30% reduction in their paraprotein levels, while on curcumin therapy. In addition, 27% of patients on curcumin had a >25% decrease…” Hi,

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Iron Deficiency- MGUS, SMM & MM- Intravenous Vitamin C, Curcumin?

Or to put this differently, IVC and Velcade both work better,  kill more monoclonal proteins, if you have normal iron blood levels. Hi David- A quick question about Intravenous Vitamin C (IVC).  I have

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Solitary Plasmacytoma of Bone (SPB) Prognosis, Treatment, Risk of MM?

“According to the guidelines for the treatment of SPB, radiation remains the mainstay of the treatment.1, 18, 19 And radiotherapy provides long‐term local control in patients with SPB.18“ Single

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Prostate Cancer Biopsy- “…piss blood for a week, and shit blood for a day.”

The results of my PCa biopsy will be discussed at our next scheduled appointment, a month later.  I go home to piss blood for a week, and shit blood for a day. So with that procedure done (cystoscopy),

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Prostate Cancer…Seriously Uncomfortable Cystoscopy…

“It’s also because the results from the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, which can be part of the screening, may lead to a misdiagnosis of prostate cancer…” I needed to find a

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SBP, MGUS, SMM- Best Imaging Methods

“Our study confirms that WB MRI detects skeletal disease in a higher number of treatment-naïve (Multiple Myeloma) patients than PET/CT..” The study linked and excerpted below is studying the

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SMM or MM- What’s the difference?

Multiple myeloma is defined as smoldering (asymptomatic) or active (symptomatic). The NCCN criteria for smoldering multiple myeloma are as follows  The presence of any of the CRAB criteria or any of

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