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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

How the Muscles for Myeloma 30-Day Fitness Challenge Helped Me Find My Motivation: Marianne's Story

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - September 02, 2021

Marianne was eight weeks out from her stem cell transplant when she read about the Myeloma Crowd Movespring challenge.  “At the time,” she... Read More

Fighting Fatigue? Low Intensity Exercise Can Help

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - August 26, 2021

Myeloma Coach Beth Travis, PT, MS recently shared ways to conserve energy at home and work to help prevent fatigue. Simply having myeloma causes fatigue. The... Read More

Jim's Multiple Myeloma Journey

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - August 25, 2021

It all started on October of 2010 when the doctor discovered that I had a large mass (called a plasmacytoma) in my right arm that caused destruction and fractur... Read More

Why Ronald Hood Believes a Positive Attitude is the Best Medicine in the World

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - August 22, 2021

On April 13, 2016, I went out to play my first round of golf for the year with the three other members of our foursome. Taking a swing on the first tee with my ... Read More

Aspirin Could Cut Risk of Death for Cancers by 20%

LIFE WITH MYELOMA - August 18, 2021

Cancer patients who take aspirin could help reduce their risk of death by up to 20%, according to a recent review of 118 published observational studies of 18 d... Read More

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