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16 08, 2013

Exercise & Multiple Myeloma: (Part Seven)

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Having just returned from a two week long Buddhist retreat, our Renaissance Man extraordinaire and lifestyle columnist,  Danny Parker, is ready with the next installment of his expose' exploring the joys and value of exercise: Exercise after a stem cell transplant The day after my stem cell transplant, my nurse practitioner came into my room

14 06, 2013

Exercise & Multiple Myeloma (Part Five)

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I'm always energized when our favorite lifestyle writer, Danny Parker, submits a new column.  Here's another good one: How might Exercise influence Myeloma? In a previous column, we discussed various studies of how exercise might influence quality of life—and even prognosis—for cancer patients. But what about such studies dealing with myeloma specifically? Is there evidence

29 05, 2013

The anticipation of exploring exciting possibilities: Start planning a party for 2020!

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Yesterday I described an imaginary journey I had concocted while walking with my wife and dog the evening before:  I had fantasized about how I would still alive after 11 hard-fought years. Unlike more common fantasies like winning the lottery, my dream could actually become a reality.  Winning a sweepstakes or lottery involves a lot

26 05, 2013

Video interviews examine the emotional and scientific side of multiple myeloma

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New Andrew Schorr Patient Power video features an interview with experienced cancer care social worker, Brianna Garrison, at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.  Brianna discusses how she helps patients cut-through the clutter and focus on what's important to them. Tying-in with Danny Parker's recent Excercise and Multiple Myeloma series, Brianna discusses ways to

18 05, 2013

Exercise & Multiple Myeloma (Part Three)

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Our good friend and healthy lifestyle columnist, Danny Parker, has been off-the-grid for several days at a Buddhist retreat.  Upon his return, Danny discovered lots of comments and questions about Interleukin-6 (IL-6).  He has been gracious enough to put-together an unscheduled column to try and help explain what's going on: Exercise & Myeloma: Part 3

7 05, 2013

Exercise & Multiple Myeloma (Part One)

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I recently referred to fellow Floridian, Danny Parker, as a MMB  "lifestyle columnist."   I had labeled him as our nutritional columnist, but understanding the breadth of Danny's experience, I don't think that's sufficient anymore. Danny is a published author, scientist and engineer.  He is also a Zen Buddhist priest, making Danny a modern day Renaissance