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15 11, 2012

Can our bodies withstand perpetual chemotherapy?

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I have been saving this important post from earlier this month.  Something to reflect about:  Balancing the fear of preventing our drug resistant myeloma from gaining momentum with the toll constant maintenance therapy takes on our bone marrow and spirit... Take a Chemo Holiday By Richard Frank, MD - WebMD It is a fact of

5 09, 2012

To use maintenance or not to use maintenance–that is the question

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  To bring you up to speed, yesterday I wrote this: So as you can see, the answer to the question, “How long do I need to stay on maintenance therapy?” is a complicated one.  A majority of hem/oncs would answer, “Indefinitely.”   At least that’s what one needs to do in order to gain the