Category Archives for non-conventional therapies

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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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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Caffeinated Coffee As Evidence-based Non-toxic Cancer Therapy

Coffee (COF) reduces the risk of an diagnosis of cancer as well as a relapse of cancer. Also, coffee helps me with my chemobrain…” When I was first diagnosed with cancer in 1994 I gave up

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Coffee- A Health-Promoting Wonder Drug?!

 The studies below document coffee’s heart and brain health promoting, anti-stroke, anti-diabetic, and all around ability to reduce risk of death-  In a word, yes, coffee (COF) is a wonder drug.

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Curcumin/Turmeric Side-Effects

“Yes, turmeric, it does have side effects. And many people are concerned about the side effects of high-dose of curcumin and turmeric supplements.” I’ve supplemented with curcumin/turmeric

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Chemo Brain Therapies in Breast Cancer

“Cognitive function affects a variety of adults with certain diseases or neurological problems. In particular, women who previously underwent chemotherapy for their breast cancer diagnosis have an

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Myeloma Coaching- Kidney Disease, Immune Hepatitis- What are my Options?

“…Because Multiple Myeloma is such a difficult cancer to treat, what alternative therapies work the best or have had the most success for long term survival?” Hi David- I was diagnosed

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Myeloma Cancer Coaching- Extramedullary Tumors-Suggestions?

Daratumumab is a first-in-class myeloma therapy, human immunoglobulin G1 kappa (IgG1κ) monoclonal antibody that binds malignant cells expressing CD38 with high affinity and induces tumor cell death Hi

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Myeloma Cancer Coaching- Not Very Good Remission Post ASCT-

“If I understand your post you are concerned that your light chains have increased so soon after your ASCT for multiple myeloma.  Two things for you to consider…” Dear Cancer Coach-

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Low-dose Maintenance Therapy Increases Multiple Myeloma Overall Survival

Combine Conventional (Lenalidomide) with Evidence-based Non-Conventional Low-dose Maintenance Therapy to Increase OS While Decreasing Toxic Damage  Being a long-term MM survivor who hasn’t had toxic

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