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Low Myeloma Blood Counts? Use Your Extra Frozen Stem Cells Collected for Transplant!

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 25, 2021

Patients who are having problems with bone marrow function and low blood counts (also called cytopenia) could benefit from use of frozen stem cells they make ha... Read More

Fitness Friday - Self Reflection can bring Motivation in Movement

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 24, 2021

Three years ago, I completed my first Ironman. I had years of not only physical training for that event but also mental strength. A lot of that build-up was eve... Read More

IMW: Melflufen/Dex Better for Myeloma Patients Without a Recent Transplant Compared to Pom/Dex

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 23, 2021

Melflufen may be best used for multiple myeloma patients without recent stem cell transplant, according to recent findings presented at the International Myelom... Read More

IMW: Myeloma Patients Want Diet Advice, But Doctors Aren't Providing It

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 21, 2021

Patients want diet advice, but healthcare practitioners aren't providing it, according to a survey run by Dr. Urvi Shah through the HealthTree Cure Hub, a r... Read More

Muscles for Myeloma: Why You Can't Out-Exercise a Bad Diet

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 20, 2021

It turns out, no matter how hard you try, you can't out-exercise a bad diet. While a recent report from the UK's Academy Royal Colleges describes 30 m... Read More

Multiple Myeloma and the 4;14 Translocation

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 17, 2021

We know that there are different types of multiple myeloma, which is why myeloma is called a heterogeneous disease. Approximately 15-19% of multiple myeloma pat... Read More

Tasty Tuesday: Finding Foods for your Microbiome with Dr. Urvi Shah

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 13, 2021

We often get asked how myeloma patients can have the best outcome. We believe the best outcome will be a result of proper treatment through a myeloma speci... Read More

Fitness Friday: Find Your FIT as You Journey Back Into Fitness

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 11, 2021

Treatments, injuries, sickness, and life are all reasons why anyone takes time away from fitness. It’s easy to get off track but often a struggle to get b... Read More

Myeloma Patient Advocate William K. Casler says 'Just Live'

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 10, 2021

As far back as I can remember healthy living and physical activity have been my guiding lights. For years I ran, hiked, cycled, played squash and tennis. Intens... Read More

Meet Myeloma Coach Kenny Capps: How Fitness Favored His Life and Lifestyle

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 09, 2021

Who Am I? My name is Kenny Capps. Beginning on April 1, 2018, I ran nearly 1200 miles across the state of North Carolina on the Mountains to Sea Trail in 54 ... Read More

Tasty Tuesday: Smart Satisfying Snacking with RDN, Katie Braswell

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 07, 2021

It's easy to stress-snack or turn to foods with little nutrients when we're constantly hungry throughout the day. This can be true regardless of whether... Read More

Precision Medicine for Multiple Myeloma

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 07, 2021

The Myeloma Crowd by HealthTree has reiterated time and again that multiple myeloma is a heterogeneous disease (i.e. not all myeloma is the same). In practice, ... Read More

Mary's Marathon: How Myeloma Coach Mary Sage Keeps Moving

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 06, 2021

I lived an active life, well active enough for a desk-bound person! I have a list as long as my arm of the stuff I used to do when I was able. I taught aer... Read More

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