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Cognitive Decline, Alzheimer’s Therapies- Coffee, Alcohol

A new study in Australia has uncovered evidence to suggest that there is a link between the amount of coffee people drink and their rate of cognitive decline. Coffee and alcohol. Two of my favorite drinks.

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Predicting Overall Survival of Solitary Bone Plasmacytoma

“The multivariable regression analysis was performed to obtain the significant prognosis that was used to establish the nomogram for 3-, 5-, and 10-year OS.” I was diagnosed with a single

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Chemotherapy for Smoldering Multiple Myeloma???

“Nonhematologic grade 3 adverse events occurred in 21 patients (38.9%) and included thromboembolism, rash, and lung infection, with no grade 4 events.” Yes, chemotherapy can slow the progression

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UAMS is CURING 30% of Low-Risk Myeloma?!?!

“However, because most patients with myeloma face persistent relapses despite remaining on continuous maintenance therapy, they do not meet the criterion for “cure…”” Dear David-

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Myeloma Survivor 2.5 years Post ASCT- What’s next?

“And, since “here were no new safety concerns,” the results “support the frontline use of daratumumab plus lenalidomide and dexamethasone” for patients with MM who are ineligible for transplantation…” First

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Radiation-induced Xerostomia- Xylitol Gum?

“Gum containing xylitol has been discovered to have many benefits, including fighting cavities… Xylitol can also help prevent osteoporosis by re-mineralizing tooth enamel…” I received

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Newly Diagnosed Myeloma Triplet Scores BIG!

“And, since “aratumumab represents a landmark advance in the treatment of myeloma. It is likely to be incorporated into the treatment of all stages of the disease over the next several years,”

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Long-term, Late Stage Side Effects “Not Worth Tracking-” Oncology

“The aim of following patients with cancer over many years is to catch tumors that recur, improve outcomes, even reveal important trends. However, long-term cancer follow-ups require extensive human

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Multiple Myeloma Chemotherapy- The Cure vs. Control Debate

Although not often openly acknowledged, “cure vs control” is the dominant philosophical difference behind many of the strategies, trials, and debates related to the management of myeloma. You have

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Is Sleep Tincture Safe, and does it work?

A restful night’s sleep is essential for general health and happiness. Adults should get 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night, according to experts. You will feel relaxed and energized the next day if

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