Deep Vein Thrombosis aka Blood Clots In Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma (MM) has one of the highest risks of thrombosis among all cancers due to disease-related pathological changes and treatment …    

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Radiation Treatment As Prostate Cancer Therapy

“There is a risk of serious complications developing after radiation treatment (radiotherapy) for cancer (late radiation tissue injury (LRTI)).” Dear Cancer Coach-About six weeks ago I completed

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Heart Failure Rehab w/ Lifestyle Therapies

She suggested several potential reasons why a plant-based diet might be protective against Heart Failure. “Current theories include the effects of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory effects, which

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Can Atrial Fibrillation (AFIB) Patients Have Sex?

It’s natural to be afraid that any form of exertion, including sex, will bring on another episode (of atrial fibrillation). It’s also natural for the partner who doesn’t have the cardiac

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Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine for My Heart Failure

Beneficial effects of Shengmai in treating heart failure (HF) were also observed in other outcomes, including exercise test, ejection fraction and cardiac output. I was diagnosed with chemotherapy-induced

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Metronomic Myeloma Therapy- The Revlimid Skin Patch

“…new treatment formulation delivered through a skin patch, maintaining an optimal blood level of the medicine (revlimid) for prolonged periods of time.” Lenalidomide (revlimid) is the

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Cardiology for Cancer Survivors…Find a Cardio-Oncologist NOW!

Cardio-oncology is a developing discipline of practitioners who are focused on the prevention, early detection and optimal treatment of cardiovascular disease in patients treated for cancer If you’re

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Allogeneic SCT for Myeloma “Curative Potential” for high-risk MM- REALLY?

for patients with high-risk MM who have a poor long-term prognosis, allo-SCT may be a strong consideration in their initial course of therapy or in first relapse after chemotherapy I am a long-term MM

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Curcumin vs. cancer: The scientific evidence continues to pile up

Dr. Saraswati Sukumar, from Johns Hopkins, has been studying curcumin for many years. The primary active ingredient in the spice turmeric, says Dr. Sukumar, is arguably the most potent anti-cancer nutrient

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Cardiac Rehab for Cancer Patients

“implement a multi-level approach to cardiac rehab, which includes exercise; nutritional counseling; and management of weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, and smoking” If you are

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