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Melanoma Survivors Risk Secondary Cancers

Melanoma survivors have increased risk of developing several cancers; the most common cancers with elevated risks were breast, prostate, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma Identifying a problem is easy. Identifying

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Late Stage Side Effects- Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia- Brain Damage

“However, many of these survivors develop long-term chronic health conditions, with a relatively common late effect being neurocognitive dysfunction…” Toxic chemotherapies cause so many

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Cancer Cachexia-“weight loss is still highly associated with mortality”

“cachexia is considered the immediate cause of death of a large proportion of cancer patients, ranging from 22% to 40% of the patients. Malnutrition ‘almost epidemic’ among patients with advanced

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Caregiving my Multiple Myeloma Survivor Dad w/ PTSD-

“Although PTSD is primarily known to develop in individuals following a traumatic event such as a serious accident or natural disaster, it can also occur in patients diagnosed with cancer.” My

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Multiple Myeloma Side Effects- Secondary Cancers

“Secondary cancers now make up the sixth-most-common group of malignancies, in part because more (myeloma) survivors are living longer… “As many as 10% of cancer survivors are developing

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Melatonin As Anti-Aging Therapy for Age-Related Bone Loss

“These compelling results are the first evidence indicating that dietary melatonin (mel) supplementation is able to exert beneficial effects against age-related bone loss in old rats…” A

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Multiple Myeloma Side Effects- Radiation-Induced Lumbosacral Plexopathy

Radiation-induced lumbosacral plexopathy can result when radiation, used in the treatment of various neoplasms, is directed toward management of abdominal and pelvic malignancies. I was diagnosed with

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Multiple Myeloma Radiation Side Effect

“Any tissue within the radiation field can experience (side effect) radiation fibrosis including nerves, muscles, blood vessels, bones, tendons, ligaments, heart or lungs.” Not every multiple

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Multiple Myeloma Chemotherapy- Heart Damage Increases Over Time

“Given the frequency of cardiovascular risk factors in multiple myeloma patients as well as the cardiotoxicities associated with the different treatment regimens…” First do no harm? Not

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Multiple Myeloma-Vit. D3-improves balance, muscle strength and minimizes falls.

Supplemental vitamin D3 with daily doses of 800 to 1,000 IU consistently demonstrated beneficial effects on strength and balance (and MM). I am a long-term of multiple myeloma (MM). Extensive radiation

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