Category Archives for Survivors

Head & Neck Cancer- An Integrative Therapy no-brainer-

The Life of a Head & Neck Cancer Survivor is all about Risks. The Risk of Collateral Damage, the Risk of a Relapse of your Primary Cancer or the Risk of a Secondary Cancer. I am both a long-term cancer

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Deep Vein Thrombosis, Venous Thromboembolism aka Blood Clot in cancer patients and survivors

It is a well-known fact that chemotherapy can induce endothelial dysfunction and contribute to cardiovascular side effects, with both venous and arterial thromboembolism (blood clot) associated with cisplatin Venous

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HyperBaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) as Cancer Therapy

HBOT Stimulates Stem Cells, Heals Radiation Damage and may even Kill Cancer I am a long-term cancer survivor and cancer coach. As a long-term cancer survivor who studies non-conventional healing therapies

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Coffee Reduces Cancer, Improves Brain Health, and Smells Great!

“The best part of waking up…is COFFEE reducing your risk of neurodegeneration and depression, and cancer, and cardiovascular disease… Coffee (COF) is good for you!?  Ironically,  Death

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Extramedullary Tumors In Multiple Myeloma

Experts have yet to reach a consensus regarding the optimal treatment modality for extramedullary plasmacytoma (EMP). Current guidelines stipulate… Dear Cancer Coach- I am a 6 year survivor of multiple

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Serum Creatinine w/ Multiple Myeloma

Kidney Damage Is A Common Symptom of Multiple Myeloma. Renal Insufficiency AKA Kidney Damage and is Characterized by an Elevated Serum Creatinine.  Bone Pain, Anemia and Kidney Damage are the Big Three

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Financial Toxicity- Cancer Survivors Getting Medical Care

A new study led by a Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center researcher shows that millions of cancer survivors are forgoing needed medical care because of concerns about cost. Published early online

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Chemobrain Coping- my list of 8 after 25 years-

Chemobrain or cognitive dysfunction has been a constant companion of mine since I completed active therapy for my cancer in ’97. I didn’t know it at the time but looking back at certain events,

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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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Late effects of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation common and often debilitating

“However, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) survivors are at risk of developing long-term complications, such as endocrinopathies, musculoskeletal disorders, cardiopulmonary compromise

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