Category Archives for Newly Diagnosed

Multiple Myeloma-When Cancer Treatment Might Kill You

Multiple Myeloma is an incurable blood cancer. Do you try to cure it or control it? The blog from the New York Times written by Teresa Brown R.N. linked below summarizes the debate between aggressive conventional

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Multiple Myeloma Chemotherapy- Evidence-Based, Non-Conventional

The National Cancer Institute is working cooperatively with research centers across the U.S. to evaluate its clinical activity in hematologic malignancies… such as multiple myeloma I was diagnosed

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Glottic, Laryngeal Cancer-Preservation of the Larynx Improves QOL

“A retrospective review of patients with laryngeal cancer using SEER-Medicare data demonstrated that chemoradiation was 4-fold more likely to be used in patients with advanced laryngeal cancer; however,

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Non-toxic, Inexpensive Arthritis Therapy with Curcumin/Resveratrol

“the treatment with co-encapsulated polyphenols showed the most pronounced effects, where an inhibition of 37–55% was observed between day 16 and 22 after arthritis therapy.” Management of

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Diagnostic Testing for MGUS

Whether you “watch and wait” or undergo non-toxic MGUS therapies, regular diagnostic testing is now a part of your life You’ve been diagnosed with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined

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Cancer Coaching-Ballooning Survivor population in the U.S.

Cancer Coaching- “Patients diagnosed with cancer will likely have comorbid conditions that need to be managed, and Rowland estimates 16 percent will have had a previous malignancy” The article

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Diet to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer, Reduce Risk of Relapse

Our results suggest a beneficial effect of a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil in the primary prevention of breast cancer (BC) You may fear a breast cancer diagnosis, you may

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Omega-3 fatty acids- Kill Myeloma Enhance Chemotherapy

“Our study suggests that EPA and DHA induce selective cytotoxic effects in Multiple Myeloma and increase sensitivity to bortezomib” I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2/94. Several years

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Cord-Blood Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation- Side Effects

“Researchers have identified a new diarrheal syndrome that affects patients who have undergone cord-blood hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation” A cord-blood hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation is

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Myeloma in Complete Remission-Maintenance Chemo?

Dear Cancer Coach-I just read your story and want to thank you for sharing. I am 47 and was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in August 2014. I started chemo, had a great response and went into remission

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