What I Learned from going through Stem Cell Transplant for Myelofibrosis

beat myelofibrosis MF

No Time Like the Present – To Kick Cancer’s Butt by Heidi Cascarano It wasn’t in the plans.  I had lived with the diagnosis of Polycythemia Vera, and then Myelofibrosis for 9 years.  I was told I could live several years with them and that progression was the exception.  My hope was amplified by my […]

The Health Benefits of Dog Ownership for MPN Cancer Patients

A Pet is like Medication Minus the Side Effects Second in a Series – “Natural Healing Ideas for MPN patients” by David Wallace There have been many studies weighing the emotional and physical benefits of owning a pet.  One study found that people with pets had significantly lower heart rates and blood pressure than non […]

The Health Benefits of Therapeutic Oncology Massage for MPN Cancer patients

therapeutic massage for MPN cancer patient

First in a Series – “Natural Healing Ideas for MPN patients” by David Wallace A Personal Perspective  Over the years, I have enjoyed a good massage on rare occasion.  An intense week of maneuvering the challenging slopes in Alta, Deer Valley and Snowbird, Utah comes to mind, about 15 years ago (pre-PV).  After 3 or […]

New blood cancer drug reaches cells hiding in bone marrow

A new drug aimed at dormant cancer stem cells that hide in the hypoxic zones of bone marrow that most other drugs can’t reach is currently in 5 clinical trials. Source: New blood cancer drug reaches cells hiding in bone marrow – UPI.com

The Marijuana Papers

Marijuana for MPNs

by David Wallace So I wrote this article originally as a contribution to the MPNforum in 2011 under a pen name and now feel it is time to come forward and stake claim, as this is still a very timely discussion.  It was one of my favorite writing projects and my views remain the same, […]

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