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Surviving Myeloma- Post-Cancer Fear

Today, there are 16.9 million cancer survivors in the U.S., and 64 percent of them are 65 or older. It is estimated that 75,000 of these are surviving MM. I have been living with myeloma since my diagnosis

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Bladder Cancer- “No Sex Drive/no Desire for Sex at All…”

It’s killing our relationship so I’m looking for any information anyone could give me…he is seeing another dr tomorrow to talk about this…but he says he just has no sex drive/no

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Myeloma – Heart Damage Risk 300% Higher!

“The risk (cardiomyopathy) ranged from about 60% higher in ovarian cancer to over 300% higher in multiple myeloma.” Certain multiple myeloma chemotherapy regimens are cardio-toxic (damage your

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Gene Breslow, Bladder Cancer- Cystectomy

The exam identified a mucous growing and a thickening in the wall of the bladder. A biopsy was done and the diagnosis was invasive adenocarcinoma of the bladder (bladder cancer-BC).   Gene’s Story:

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New Guideline for Surveillance of Gynecologic Cancers

This article provides important information regarding up to date recommendations from the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology as to guidelines for the surveillance of gynecologic cancers: &n...

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Retinoblastoma- Reduce Relapse

We suggest that this series of events results in a stoppage of the (retinoblastoma)  cell cycle progression at the G1–>S phase transition thereby leading to a G0/G1 arrest and subsequent apoptotic

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Whole-brain Radiation- Metastasis?

Hi David. In April I was diagnosed with Lung Cancer.   I underwent 13 rounds of chemotherapy.  The mass in my lung shrunk to 1/3 of its size.  I  was sent for radiation to eradicate the smaller cancer

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Jessica Grogan Burnett- Assistant Director

When I was little, my sisters and I lined up each night after dinner for our "peppermint medicine." I recall the peppermint taste was suspiciously strong as it had to cover up the many pungent

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Catheter Ablation or Non-toxic therapies?

“Serious adverse events were more common in the ablation groups, although differences between the ablation and drug therapy groups were not statistically significant (7.2% vs. 3.8%)…” According

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Follicular Lymphoma: Watch and Wait for Better Therapies?

“Watching and waiting is still reasonable for patients with follicular lymphoma of all varieties because, while we are watching and waiting, clinical trials are ongoing, developing newer and better

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Multiple Myeloma Diagnosis – A How-To Guide

“If the doctor gives you a Multiple Myeloma diagnosis during your appointment and you don’t understand what it is or if you have any questions at al, feel free to ask additional questions…” The

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