Category Archives for Multiple Myeloma

Autologous Stem Cell Transplant- NO OVERALL SURVIVAL for Myeloma

These results were confirmed by a meta-analysis that showed a significant benefit for HDT/ASCT in terms of EFS but no benefit in terms of OS (in myeloma)...” The standard-of-care for newly diagnosed

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Understanding Blood Clots/VTE and Multiple Myeloma

Risk factors associated with increased risk of VTE among patients with Multiple Myeloma were a history of prior VTE, lenalidomide and thalidomide therapy. Imagine my surprise when I read the article linked

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Multiple Myeloma- How to Find and Work with the Best MM Specialists

“Patients who were treated for Multiple Myeloma at higher-volume facilities had a lower risk of mortality compared with those who were treated at lower-volume facilities.” According to the

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Multiple Myeloma Response Alphabet Soup- MRD, sCR, CR, VGPR, PR…

“Whether or not every patient with multiple myeloma needs to be “pushed” into a strict complete remission (CR) was debated here at the Lymphoma and Myeloma meeting…” You’ve

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Multiple Myeloma By the Numbers

“Survival (Multiple Myeloma) varies depending upon a host of factors: the stage of disease, biology including cytogenetic abnormalities and response to therapy. I think it was Mark Twain who said

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Multiple Myeloma- Intravenous Vitamin C Therapy

Intravenous vitamin C (ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid) therapy is the ideal Integrative, Complementary, Non-toxic, Evidence-based therapy for multiple myeloma patients and survivors. At least it

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David Emerson: Multiple Myeloma Survivor Since 3/94

It started with a single plasmacytoma in 1994. I have maintained complete remission from End-Stage Multiple Myeloma since 1999. My name is David Emerson. Welcome to PeopleBeatingCancer.org.  I like

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Carf. Induced Heart Damage in Multiple Myeloma

Carfilzomib was associated with a significant incidence of Cardiovascular adverse events (in multiple myeloma), with higher rates seen with higher doses of carfilzomib. When thinking about chemotherapy

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Myeloma Cancer Coaching- IgG has doubled- What Combo Next?

“My IgG has doubled as has my M-spike, which I expected. However, I am not not sure what drug combination to follow next in my effort to manage my myeloma.” Hi David- I hope you are doing well.

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Delay Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation in Multiple Myeloma-

Pre-Treat  Multiple Myeloma with Both Conventional and Non-Conventional Therapies- A diagnosis of multiple myeloma (MM) brings few certainties beyond emotional turmoil on the part of the patient and

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