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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 Symptom, Side Effect- Thick blood, ESR Rate, Blood Clots

“Multiple myeloma is associated with a significant risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE-blood clot), causing substantial levels of morbidity and mortality.” Thick blood, documented by a high

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Multiple Myeloma Side Effect- Cardiomyopathy- LifeTime Risk of Heart Failure

“Once HF symptoms appear (stage C HF) in patients with reduced LVEF, the risk for progression to stage D HF increases, with a recent study of 964 HF with reduced EF patients…” I am a

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End-Stage Multiple Myeloma- Magic Mushrooms?

“Therefore, it is not surprising that patients may experience a diagnosis of cancer as sudden, catastrophic, and/or life-threatening.” Not all cancer diagnoses are alike. I’m not minimizing

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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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Multiple Myeloma Symptom, Side Effect- Heart Failure

“MM can cause cardiac comorbidities such as cardiomyopathy and heart failure caused by cardiac amyloidosis and/or anemia. Some of the treatments used in MM can also affect cardiovascular health…”   According

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Bone Imaging Can Make or Break Multiple Myeloma

Bone imaging is a critical aspect of care for patients with multiple myeloma (MM), and recent advances in imaging modalities have improved detection of lytic lesions and bone marrow involvement. “Bone

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Multiple Myeloma Symptom, Side Effect- Infection

“We show that the risk of infections and infection-related death is significantly increased in MM patients compared to controls.” Myelosuppression is the most common cause of death (COD) among

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Multiple Myeloma Treatment- Long-term Bone Marrow Injury

“Long-term Bone Marrow (LT-BM) injury is a common cancer treatment-related late effect caused by IR- and chemotherapy-induced damage to HSCs.” Conventional multiple myeloma treatment is fraught

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Autologous Stem Cell Transplant- NO OVERALL SURVIVAL for Myeloma

These results were confirmed by a meta-analysis that showed a significant benefit for HDT/ASCT in terms of EFS but no benefit in terms of OS (in myeloma)...” The standard-of-care (SOC) for newly

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