What I wish I knew about Multiple Myeloma treatments 25 years later...

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Conflict of Interest In Multiple Myeloma Clinical Trials

A substantial minority wanted to be informed about the oversight system to protect against financial conflict of interest and about researchers’ financial interests in (multiple myeloma) clinical trials You’ve

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“Basket Studies” and the Cancer Clinical Trial

Cancer Patients and Survivors May Benefit From This New Type of Cancer Clinical Trial- The current model for the cancer clinical trial is broken according to the illustration below. Cancer patients face

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Myeloma Survivor Dietary Plan in Three Easy Steps

“The average multiple myeloma survivor has received little nutrition counseling as part of their MM care, highlighting the importance of holistic, household-oriented nutrition education…” Conventional

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Clinical Trials for Myeloma Patients? What Happens When Results are Bad/Not Published?

Myeloma Patients Depend on Research. Clinical Trials are the Mainstay of Cancer Research. What do Myeloma Patients do if Clinical Trial Results Kill or are Not Published? When multiple myeloma (MM) patients

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Multiple Myeloma-Diagnostic Testing- DIY Blood Work-

Blood Diagnostic Testing for the Layman- LabCorp blood work October 2014 From the time I was first diagnosed with multiple myeloma (MM) in January of 1994, I have learned one thing above all others. Accurate

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Multiple Myeloma-Diagnostic Testing for Cholesterol

LabCorp. for DIY Diagnostic Testing- Reliable, Inexpensive and as Thorough as you Want It To Be- I am on my own when it comes to managing my health. Evidence-based nutrition, supplementation, exercise,

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Tig Notaro’s Comedic Brand of Mind-Body Therapy

“The point here was not merely to shock, as quickly became clear. In fact, it was to convince us that there is nothing to be shocked about. For the next 30 minutes, Ms. Notaro told jokes so funny

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Radiation tattoo- Is reminder of Multiple Myeloma mind-body therapy?

Most people suspect that mind-body therapy plays a role in cancer care but the problem has always been that medical science refuses to study and understand this role Is living with and surviving an incurable

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Do nutritional supplements really work for cancer patients?

Yes, nutritional supplements “work” for cancer patients. I supplement daily (see below) with many of the below and have remained in complete remission since 1999. Extensive research has shown

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Effective anti-Multiple Myeloma therapy- exercise

Exercise may have yet another benefit – the right amount at the right time could make multiple myeloma (MM) treatments such as radiation and chemotherapy more effective…” The many studies

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