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31 08, 2015

Help with peripheral neuropathy A to Z

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As promised, here's a comprehensive list of drugs and supplements that readers use to help battle peripheral neuropathy (PN) symptoms: Acetyl L-carnitine - Important amino acid that might help. It has the added benefit of being credited with helping improve memory in Alzheimer’s patients–those of us with chemo brain can use all the help we

30 08, 2015

Happy Anniversary! Married 28 years

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I often write about myeloma related anniversary's: another year of survival, key dates from stem cell transplants present and past. Today's anniversary has nothing to do with cancer. My wife and I were married in Madison, Wisconsin, 28 years ago. It's already raining hard here, remnants of former tropical storm Erika. Are we doing something

26 07, 2015

I’m going “home!”

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So many ups and downs. So many. Despite the bumpy ride, I've checked out of the hospital with everyone's blessing except for one of my nurses, named Hanson; she's very protective. Of course I'm not really going home. Instead, its back to the world famous Heartland Inn. A mid-priced equivalent to a Quality Inn, the three story motel is nothing

10 06, 2015

Baseball great Mel Stottlemyre facing relapse

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Before I pass along information about Mel Stottlemyre, I wanted to follow-up on my post about daratumumab from yesterday; the companies involved have officially applied for FDA approval. I noticed the Myeloma Beacon ran a story about it; glad they're still relevant and on top of breaking news.  But for a slightly different business slant,