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Nutritional Facts

I’ve been seeing this news all over the internet.  I’m concerned that the study size was too small (18), and the model and executions were flawed.  Still, the premise makes perfect sense:

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Stuart Scott

Most of you have probably heard about the untimely death of ESPN groundbreaking broadcaster, Stuart Scott.  Pattie and I were curious about the type of cancer he had; the media wasn’t focused on that.  WNCN in North Carolina ran a clip about it.  Turns out he had cancer of the appendix.

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Melanoma Stages

The FDA just approved yet another new, late stage melanoma therapy, nivolumab.  That makes a record, mind blowing seven new FDA approved drugs since 2011.

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CrowdCare Logo

Its been almost seven years since I was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer.  I’ve been receiving ongoing treatment ever since.

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High cost of drugs

Easy to follow explanation for why drug prices are so high in United States as compared to other countries.  Here are several excerpts from this important Medscape Today article:

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Dr. Weil 2

As promised, I’ve been researching the safety and efficacy of enyzme supplements for cancer patients.  The news is mixed.  From what I’ve been reading they seem relatively safe.  But do they help?  Or maybe the questions should be, “Help what?”

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Enzyme supplement

I saved an article about a timely topic that I wanted to share about the pros and cons of using enzyme supplements.

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NCI logo

As usual, my cancer-related tweets this weekend were dominated by fundraising news; walks, runs, dances, silent auctions, celebrity appearances.  I also use Google Alerts to help keep me up-to-speed.  “Cancer research” category is also dominated by fundraising news.  Which got me thinking:  Who’s responsibility is it to help cure cancer?

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BREASTS

If only other cancers could feature ample breasts–without impunity–in their fundraising and informational pieces!  My bias exposed, this Fox News report does feature some great suggestions.  I’ve included a copy of the opening picture to help make my point:

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Turmeric extract, curcumin, a proven anti-cancer supplement winner!

I just wrote about curcumin (an abstract of turmeric) on Multiple Myeloma Blog.com:

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Enzyme supplements

I wasn’t even aware that there were enzyme supplements.  Learn something new everyday!  Which is why you’re probably reading my blog!

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60 Minutes

Monday I wrote an important post about a 60 Minutes report that focused on the unreasonably high cost of chemotherapy drugs.  Here’s the link:

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Gum

Know how sometimes you save something, thinking you may need it in the future?  Pattie and I are going through that a lot these days, having recently moved across Florida into a home we’re renovating on Florida’s East Coast.

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IV

This is exciting news.  Not so much because of this specific new drug.  But because of what it represents: cancer immunotherapy is becoming a reality.

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