Recently Diagnosed or Relapsed? Stop Looking For a Miracle Cure, and Use Evidence-Based Therapies To Enhance Your Treatment and Prolong Your Remission

Multiple Myeloma an incurable disease, but I have spent the last 25 years in remission using a blend of conventional oncology and evidence-based nutrition, supplementation, and lifestyle therapies from peer-reviewed studies that your oncologist probably hasn't told you about.

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“A new review of evidence drawn from experimental and epidemiologic studies, as well as a few clinical trials, demonstrates that several of the integrative approaches and lifestyle changes might also influence (multiple myeloma) survivorship.”

According to the article linked below, studies show that several integrative approaches might influence cancer.  I understand that I am a statistical outlier as multiple myeloma (MM) survivors go. However, I practice integrative, complementary and lifestyle therapies and I have survived MM since my diagnosis in early 1994. Multiple Myeloma survival is based on more than toxic therapies.

Most importantly, conventional oncology, even MM specialists, can’t cure multiple myeloma. It is in the interests of patients to learn about any therapy that can increase multiple myeloma survival.

So based on my example, evidence-based, non-conventional, complementary, integrative therapies can cure multiple myeloma. Unfortunately, as far as conventional oncology goes, I am considered anecdotal evidence. Or as an old college buddy says I am an “N of 1.”


  • An organic, anti-angiogenic diet
  • Anti-MM supplementation such as curcumin, EGCG, resveratrol
  • Lifestyle therapies such as whole-body hyperthermia

As far as PeopleBeatingCancer goes, my experience is only part of the story. Thousands of research studies posted and linked on PBC document what the article/study linked below is saying.

Complementary and integrative therapies can boost survival in MM patients. I believe that a combination of integrative and complementary therapies can boost multiple myeloma survival in patients well-beyond published  statistical averages.

For more information about how you can boost your own multiple myeloma survival (or your loved one’s MM survival), scroll down the page, post a question or a comment and I will reply to you ASAP.

Thank you,

David Emerson

  • MM Survivor
  • MM Cancer Coach
  • Director PeopleBeatingCancer

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Complementary Therapies Can Boost Survival in Cancer (MM) Patients

“A new review of evidence drawn from experimental and epidemiologic studies, as well as a few clinical trials, demonstrates that several of the integrative approaches and lifestyle changes might also influence cancer survivorship.”

“There is actually quite good evidence from multiple studies that suggest that these therapies — including nutrition, certain supplements, physical activity, and stress reduction — actually do have a major effect on survival,” he said.

For example, the effect of exercise on the risk for breast cancer recurrence is similar to that seen with the endocrine therapy tamoxifen, he explained.

Tamoxifen can reduce the risk for breast cancer recurrence by about 40%, whereas physical activity at a level of 9 metabolic equivalents of task (METS) per week reduces the risk for recurrence by 50%, he pointed out. This has been observed in long-term studies that are 10 to 15 years in duration.

A number of studies have demonstrated that a combination of alternative therapies could even have greater effect on survival. For example, the combined effect of stress reduction, improved nutrition, physical activity, and smoking-cessation instruction was shown to have a significant effect on survival in women with localized breast cancer (Cancer. 2008;113:3450-3458).”

Resveratrol Sensitizes Carfilzomib-Induced Apoptosis via Promoting Oxidative Stress in Multiple Myeloma Cells

“Together, these findings suggest that induction of multiple stress responses after RSV/CFZ combination is a major mechanism to synergistically inhibit MM cell growth and reduce the toxicity of CFZ in MM cells. This study also provides an important rationale for the clinic to consider an autophagy inhibitor for the combination therapy in MM patients…”

Curcumin Enhances Cytotoxic Effects of Bortezomib in Human Multiple Myeloma H929 Cells: Potential Roles of NF-κB/JNK

“In the present study, we found combined treatment altered NF-κB p65 expressions and distributions in multiple myeloma H929 cells. Western blot analysis showed combined treatment inactivated NF-κB while activated JNK signaling. Pre-treatment with JNK inhibitor SP600125 could attenuate NF-κB inactivation and restored H929 cells’ survival. These results suggested that curcumin might enhance the cytotoxicity of PS-341 by interacting with NF-κB, at least in part, through JNK mechanism…”



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