Does Sleep Apnea Make Myeloma More Aggressive?

“It’s potentially a very potent driver of cancer aggression (sleep apnea),” she says. “It’s so simple. It had such a profound impact, but it’s potentially so treatable.” Sleep apnea is yet

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Catheter Ablation for Afib Hurts More Than Helps?

“In 2019, we do AF catheter ablation to improve quality of life. QOL is a reasonable endpoint, but it is more susceptible to the placebo effect.” I’ve lived with atrial fibrillation since

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Cataract Surgery-Questions You Should Ask-

Before you opt for cataract surgery, there are a few things that you need to clarify with the surgeon. Here is the list of questions that every patient should ask the surgeon before going ahead with the

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Autologous Stem Cell Transplant for My Heart Failure

“A new stem cell therapy significantly improved long-term health outcomes in patients with severe and end-stage heart failure in a study presented at the ACC” I am a long-term survivor of an

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ASCT for Multiple Myeloma? C-Reactive Protein Indicates OS-

Elevated pre-ASCT C-Reactive Protein identifies a high-risk population especially in patients undergoing delayed ASCT for multiple myeloma… The study linked and excerpted below documents how an elavated

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Relapsed, Refractory aka Heavily Pre-Treated Multiple Myeloma- Understanding the Next Step…

“For heavily pre-treated patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM), bortezomib, dexamethasone, thalidomide, cisplatin, doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide and etoposide (VDT PACE) regimen

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Sauna Therapy for my Congestive Heart Failure

“Sauna bathing has the potential to be an effective therapeutic option for patients with hypertension or Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), as well as for patients with known coronary artery disease

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Myeloma Blood Counts Climbing- M-spike, FLC’s- Integrate Conventional w/ Non?

The tumors shown to be sensitized by resveratrol include… multiple myeloma…The chemotherapeutic agents include…velcade, and gemcitabine…” Hi David- We are at a bit of a stressful

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Is Upfront Radiation Therapy a Negative for Myeloma Patients?

“We hypothesized that upfront Radiation Therapy (RT) is a marker of more aggressive disease associated with worse long‐term survival outcomes…” As is often the case, I disagree with

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Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Hepatocellular Carcinoma, known as HCC in short, is a kind of primary liver cancer. It is common in patients suffering from cirrhosis of liver or other chronic liver diseases. If the cancer is diagnosed

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