tmtippins wrote:I too have taken Gylenia and have recently been diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma.
Welcome to ThisIsMS, tmtippins.
In view of the following recent article, I wonder if your vitamin D (25-hydroxy D) level has been tested:Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations ≥40 ng/ml are Associated with >65% Lower Cancer Risk: Pooled Analysis of Randomized Trial and Prospective Cohort Study http://journals.plos.org/plosone/articl ... ne.0152441
GrassrootsHealth found an inverse association between vitamin D serum levels and all non-skin cancer.
I am not knowledgeable about multiple myeloma specifically, but find the following video interesting – perhaps you would, too:Dr. Cedric Garland – Does Vitamin D Prevent Cancer
interview by Carole Baggerly (11 min.), Feb 2014:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ej6vUeld30k
Breast cancer, for example, is a vitamin D deficiency; it happens that it is also true of colon cancer, it happens that it is also true of pancreatic cancer. And it's largely true of ovarian cancer, cancer of the brain; it's true with adult leukemia, bladder cancer, and it's true of cancer of the kidney.
@4:08 What about those people, who have the misfortune of already either having or having had cancer, is it of any benefit then?
It is of striking benefit. We've just had a paper accepted that shows that…