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Multiple Myeloma

Cancer Patient Misses Chemo Appointment After Getting Kicked Off Flight

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business

A California woman suffering from cancer said she and her family were kicked off an Alaska Airlines flight to San Jose from Hawaii on Monday when an a...

Cancer Research Progress Spotlights Cruel Irony

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 06.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Deborah J. Cornwall

To hear the words "cancer" and "cure" in the same sentence from experienced cancer researchers is both breathtaking and unexpected. Researchers and top oncologists are usually cautious to a fault.

A Ray of Hope for the Holidays and Beyond

Nancy Davis | Posted 02.13.2015 | Impact
Nancy Davis

Folks constantly tell me I'm a fighter or battling so bravely the diseases I have incurred along the way. I have never ever considered this a fight or battle. I don't comprehend doing battle with an intangible situation, yet a very painful one.

The Moment I Knew That Love Is Worth The Risk Of Heartbreak

Posted 10.12.2014 | OWN

Aimee Swartz couldn't deny her love for Jackie. Her friends couldn't believe she'd take on so much pain. By Aimee Swartz I met Jackie shor...

Why Cancer Can Actually Be Empowering

Diana M. Raab | Posted 09.17.2014 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

It has been said that once you had a cancer diagnosis you can become cancer-free but never free from cancer because the experience forever changes your perspective. Having a history of cancer will always be a part of who I am, even if I don't talk about it or overtly connect with my disease.

How The Measles Virus May Become The Latest Tool In The Fight Against Cancer

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living

After 10 years battling the incurable blood cancer called multiple myeloma, Stacy Erholtz, of Pequot Lakes, Minn., has now been disease-free for over ...

The Value of Innovative Medical Therapies

Bob Tufts | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Bob Tufts

Pricey new medications are often blamed for the rising costs of health care in the United States. But this criticism doesn't take into account the big picture of health care spending -- these new, better medicines, in fact, often reduce other medical expenses.

Her Electric Blue Hair

Carine Fabius | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Carine Fabius

My artist friend Sylvia Shap stopped by for our once-in-a-while visit, where we each walk away wondering why we don't do this more often. Some of the ...

Tom Brokaw's Cancer, Explained

Posted 02.12.2014 | Healthy Living

NBC News' Tom Brokaw was diagnosed with multiple myeloma last year, NBC News reported. Brokaw, who is 74, is a special correspondent at the networ...

Tom Brokaw Diagnosed With Cancer

Posted 02.12.2014 | Media

NBC News legend Tom Brokaw revealed Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with cancer. The 74-year-old former "NBC Nightly News" anchor said that he ...

Lisa Ray: A Story of Hope

Rumeet Billan | Posted 10.30.2013 | Impact
Rumeet Billan

When diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2009, Lisa Ray began a blog -- a scrapbook -- as a form of expression. She shared intimate moments, ones that some of us would find difficult to relate to, but wanted to understand.

This Is What Happens When You Get An Eviction Letter And A Cancer Diagnosis

Home Defenders League | Posted 04.14.2013 | Politics
Home Defenders League

For the next several weeks, HuffPost will be cross-posting "Foreclosure Horror Stories" from the Home Defenders League's "100 Stories Of What Wall Str...

Coping With Uncertainty

Dr. Denise Nagel | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Denise Nagel

Six people I care about are currently living with a cancer diagnosis, including myself. Cancer is only one of the diseases that requires one to move forward without all of the answers. Each person has to find his or her own way. This is mine.

Eleanor Goldberg

Firefighter Races Up Empire State In 50-Pound Gear For Cancer Research | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.10.2012 | Impact

After racing up the Empire State Building for charity while wearing 50 pounds of gear, Touche Howard dispelled his biggest fear -- that he would never...

Considering Geraldine Ferraro And Progress Myeloma Treatment

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home
Dr. Elaine Schattner

Like many New Yorkers, feminists, hematologists and others, I was saddened to learn of Geraldine Ferraro's death.

What Sound Does It Make When a 9/11 Hero Falls?

Anthony DePalma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Anthony DePalma

The death of New York City firefighter and ground zero responder Roy Chelsen is painful affirmation of the need for the Zadroga bill.

Drug Trial Raises Doubts About Resveratrol's Anti-Aging Powers

Arlene Weintraub | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arlene Weintraub

Just because something is natural doesn't mean it's safe.