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1 11, 2012

Bring on the Raspberries and Pomegranate!

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Our good friend and nutritional guru, Danny Parker, is at it again!  Check-out how he recommends incorporating healthy raspberries and pomegranate into our diets: Bring on the Raspberries and Pomegranate Okay friends.  After the general downer of telling you about acrylamide last week, I have some good news to balance that “bad news” outing. Raspberries

22 10, 2012

Danny Parker says: Bring on the Raspberries and Pomegranate!

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I'm excited to share another Danny Parker column about myeloma and nutrition with you today!  This report focuses on an important and proven anti-cancer agent--ellgaic acid--which is found in raspberries and pomegranates: Bring on the Raspberries and Pomegranate Okay friends.  After the general downer of telling you about acrylamide last week, I have some good

7 10, 2012

Tips to help myeloma survivors keep their bodies strong (Part Two)

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To review, my premise is that myeloma patients should eat exceptionally well and exercise regularly, not so much to fight our cancer, but to keep our bodies strong enough to withstand the continual assault of induction, stem cell transplant(s), consolidation and ongoing maintenance therapy that's necessary to keep us alive. I closed yesterday's post this

6 10, 2012

Tips to help myeloma survivors keep their bodies strong (Part One)

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Thursday the Myeloma Beacon ran my monthly column, Pat's Place, Fourteen Months and Still No Go!  Here's an excerpt: It has been fourteen months since my autologous stem cell transplant.  Although I’m in remission (Thank God!), several challenging residual issues remain. I can remember hearing from other transplant recipients in past years, bemoaning the fact

15 09, 2012

Multiple Myeloma News & Notes

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The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) sent me a press release, touting the fact that, "The MMRC has opened more than 40 Phase I and Phase II clinical trials of both novel compounds and combination approaches that are thought to be active against high-priority targets." Impressive!  The group has backed studies involving elotuzumab, Millennium's oral

13 09, 2012

Don’t forget the parsley!

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Last April I ran a pair of posts about the benefits of certain herbs--especially parsley and basil--for multiple myeloma patients: Diet and Multiple Myeloma: Healing Herbs: Parsley, Sage, Basil and Holy Basil   Diet and Multiple Myeloma: Healing Herbs: Parsley, Sage, Basil and Holy Basil (Part Two)   I would like to share some follow-up

18 07, 2012

The Spice: Curcumin and Myeloma (Part Two)

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Here is the second part of Danny Parker's timely and important two part series about the anti-myeloma super supplement, curcumin: The Spice: Curcumin and Myeloma (Part Two) In previous columns, I have emphasized the need to carefully consider any supplements you might take with myeloma and conventional treatments--and for good reason. As I hope I’ve

26 04, 2012

Diet and Multiple Myeloma: Healing Herbs: Parsley, Sage, Basil and Holy Basil (Part Two)

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What about sage and basil, the next recommendations? At risk of duplication, I’ll refer back to the column where we described the powerful effect of the ursolic acid in slowing myeloma.  I’ve already praised apples whose peels contain prodigious amounts of ursolic acid. Now, its time to give due to Sage and Basil that also