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Category Archives for side effects ID and prevention

Cancers Increase Stroke Risk- Reduce Risk w- Non-toxic Therapies

“Cancer type, time since diagnosis of cancer, the types of anticancer treatments received, and shared risk factors such as smoking can all influence the risk of stroke after cancer,” I don’t

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Living with Permanent Atrial-Fibrillation- W/out Conventional Meds

“One of the most obvious side effects of blood-thinning medication is the increased risk of bleeding. You may even be at danger of bleeding significantly from small cuts.” Hi David. Recently

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Treating Multiple Myeloma-Induced Acute Kidney Damage (AKI)-

Both MYRE studies (of MM-induced AKI) remind us that more aggressive therapy is not synonymous with medical benefit. Acute Kidney Injury is both a symptom as well as side effect of Multiple Myeloma patients

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Multiple Myeloma Side Effect- Infertility

If MM patients, or any young cancer patients are undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. I was originally diagnosed with multiple myeloma at 34 in 1994. 

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Multiple Myeloma Diagnosis- Costs, Financial Toxicity, Rationing

The cost of multiple myeloma is almost as debilitating as the cancer itself. Do everything you can to learn about and prepare yourself for the financial toxicity caused by a multiple myeloma diagnosis. When

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Multiple Myeloma Side Effect- Xerostomia aka Dry Mouth Therapy

“Xerostomia can lead to speech and eating difficulties, halitosis (bad breath), an increase in the number of dental cavities (saliva helps prevent tooth decay), and infections in the mouth, such

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Multiple Myeloma Side Effects- Prevent, Heal Chemobrain

“This is the first study that puts chemo brain on a sound scientific footing, in terms of neurobiology and cellular biology.” After years of denials, excuses and stalling from conventional oncology

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Multiple Myeloma Chemotherapy – Antioxidants Enhance Action

Much debate has focused on whether antioxidants interfere with the efficacy of cancer chemotherapy. The objective of this study is to systematically review the randomized, controlled clinical trial evidence

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Multiple Myeloma CAR-T Cell Immunotherapy Update

“Side effects (from CAR-T cell therapy) can be life-threatening, however. They include high fevers, crashing blood pressure, lung congestion and neurological problems.  No one wants CAR-T cell therapy

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Revlimid, Multiple Myeloma, Secondary Cancer

“…various types of therapies (eg, oral alkylating therapy, myeloablative therapy used in conjunction with ASCT, radiotherapy, and revlimid (lenalidomide) to be associated with an excess of

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