Category Archives for Multiple Myeloma

Myeloma Maintenance Beyond Lenlidomide/Revlimid

“For patients who achieved adequate responses during induction and consolidation, the continuous use of lenalidomide (revlimid) remains unclear…” Another consideration for lenalidomide

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Multiple Myeloma- Chemo causing low Neutrophils aka Leukopenia- Help!

First, “neutrophils” are while blood cells. “leukopenia” is occurs when a person’s white blood cells drop during chemo for your multiple myeloma. Hi David-My induction chemo for my recent multiple

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Multiple Myeloma Cancer Coaching- Introduction

Hi. My name is David Emerson. I am a long-term MM survivor, MM cancer coach and director of PeopleBeatingCancer. Welcome to the Introduction to the Multiple Myeloma Cancer Coaching Program. My goal in

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Facing Death-Grappling w/ a Diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma

“Facing death, I felt the connection between the past and the present more deeply than I ever thought I would.” When I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma and was told that I had 3-5 years

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A Different kind of Second Opinion-Multiple Myeloma Cancer Coaching

The Multiple Myeloma Cancer Coaching Program will Give You The Information and Therapies you Need to Beat Myeloma When most people think of getting a second opinion after a diagnosis of multiple myeloma,

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Myeloma “Miracle Cancer Cures” Pros and Cons-

One of my hospital’s specialists in multiple myeloma… recently told me that he had treated a patient with a new kind of immunotherapy. “I think I cured my first case of myeloma,” The NYT Opinion

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Longer PFS w/ Increased Side Effects w/ Inc. Kyprolis Dose?

Also, while survival benefit was greater in the (kyprolis) higher dose group, patients and their physicians must also consider the possibility of increased side effects, such as peripheral neuropathy,

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Continuous Treatment aka Metronomic Therapy for New Myeloma?

Continuous treatment (CT) is a key strategy for MM treatment, since it improves duration of remission. Could continuous treatment of multiple myeloma challenge the two problems faced by all MMers? All

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Mind-Body Give / Receive Myeloma Therapy

“Research shows why it’s physically better for us to give than receive…People who volunteer get sick less often and live longer.” Living with multiple myeloma is physically and mentally

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Chemotherapy For Multiple Myeloma: An Overview of Options and Side Effects

Every Chemotherapy Comes with Side Effects– Short-Term, Long-Term, and Late-Stage. Integrative Therapies Can Help. Chemotherapy for multiple myeloma has changed a lot since I was first diagnosed.

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