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4 11, 2014

Vote for candidates that will increase NCI funding

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Pollsters are constantly asking voters which issues are most important to them; jobs, national defense or various social issues.  I'm basically a one issue voter.  I want to see the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Cancer Institute's (NCI) decimated budgets restored--and then increased. Unfortunately, details like this are rarely discussed in today's world

17 08, 2013

Alternative/complimentary medicine for myeloma patients (Part One)

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I have been following a recent debate among the myeloma community: Is it a good idea for a myeloma patient to try alternative medicine?  Several readers seemed to be confusing alternative medicine with complementary medicine.  Did you know that there is a National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine?  I didn’t! A caregiver emailed this