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22 08, 2014

Marking time by my pillbox

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I may have written before about how much I love my new, four row pillbox.  Room for the dozen of pills and capsules that I take morning, noon and before my evening meal. The fourth row is for bedtime; handy compartments to house things like Tuesday night's 10, 4 mg little green dexamethasone pills.  And

15 08, 2014

IP6 follow-up

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A few days ago I wrote a skeptical post about a supplement called IP6.  I have received a number of comments and emails supporting the use of IP6 since then.  I'm good with that.  It may or may not help slow the advance of multiple myeloma. Susierose kindly forwarded me this research article about IP6

13 08, 2014

Is immunosupplement, IP6, the real deal?

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Anyone familiar with a supplement called IP6?  A reader, Richard, swears it has stopped his myeloma in its tracks when other more conventional meds weren't helping at all. Myeloma Cinderella's suzierose must be in contact with Richard, too.  I see she wrote a post about it back in January: Dr. Shamsuddin Cancer Researcher and IP6

26 01, 2014

Advice from cancer nutrition expert Dr. Donald Abrams

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Last week I shared a number of useful suggestions made on-air by my special guest, Dr. Donald Abrahms, on our monthly Cure Talk broadcast.  Here are some more: * Dr. Abrahms recommends eating mushrooms regularly.  Standard common button mushrooms you can find in supermarkets are fine.  But he was referring to what he called medicinal

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

4 01, 2012

Nutritional plan to help maximize performance of my RVD therapy

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I met guest columnist and fellow multiple myeloma patient Danny Parker just over a year ago at ASH in Orlando, Florida. Danny had just been diagnosed with high risk disease and was preparing to undergo a stem cell transplant. We spent quite a bit of time together that evening.  It didn't take long to realize

27 11, 2011

More about how diet, exercise and carefully-chosen supplements can help improve our overall survival

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Here is Part Two of Danny Parker's introduction to using  supplements and complimentary medicine while battling multiple myeloma: So, back to the fundamental question. Could diet, supplements and exercise play a role in the slowing of progression of the disease? And to answer several questions before they arise. No, I am not an advocate of

26 11, 2011

What role can diet, exercise and carefully-chosen supplements play in improving our Overall Survival?

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I am excited that regular reader and fellow multiple myeloma patient, Danny Parker, has agreed to officially share some of his informal research findings with us. In his spare time, Danny is a thoughtful supplement and complimentary medicine enthusiast.  But no need to try and define who and what Danny is here and now.  I

26 09, 2011

Weighing Pros/Cons Of Taking Curcumin To Help Fight Multiple Myeloma: Theory Of Occam’s Razor Provides Clear Answer

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This weekend's article featured emails on the subject from a regular reader named Danny. He forwarded us links to several research studies on the subject. Well, Danny is at it again, this time using a philosophical angle. Here are his conclusions about curcumin--and why he feels simple deductive reasoning supports its use: Hi Pat, During