Daniel Kantor, M.D. , Patient Expert

Daniel Kantor, M.D. is a former Assistant Professor of Neurology and former Director of the Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Center at the University of Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. He wrote for HealthCentral as a health professional for Multiple Sclerosis.

Who Is at Risk for PML?

While PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy) sounds scary, advances are being made in its diagnosis and treatment. The first question is: who is at risk to get PML? The JC virus that causes PML is a common virus that many of us have had sin...
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What is PML?

No, this is not the beginning of a Scrabble ® game. PML stands for Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy. Is that even more confusing? Let’s pull apart the alphabet soup and learn more about this disease that you may have heard something about. ...
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Keeping Cool in the Summer Swelter

Hot " hot " hot!! The summer brings with it the 4th of July, hot dogs, fireworks " and sweltering heat. People who have MS know all too well that summer can be a difficult time because of the heat and its effects on the symptoms of MS. ...
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Provigil and Other Off-Label Medications Used To Treat MS

I was asked to comment on Modafinil (Provigil ®). It was originally approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1998 for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness associated with narcolepsy, and since then has gained FDA-approval for th...
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What is a Multiple Sclerosis Relapse?

Eighty-five percent of patients with MS having Relapsing Remitting MS (RRMS), but what is a “relapse?” If you are confused by the words “relapse,” “exacerbation” or “attack,” you are not alone. This is confusing for patients, carepartners, primary an...
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Meet Dr. Daniel Kantor

Daniel Kantor, M.D. is Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of the Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Center at the University of Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. Daniel Kantor, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of the ...
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Multiple Sclerosis Drug Studies: REGARD and BEYOND

Multiple Sclerosis care is so rewarding because it is so multi-faceted - from the different types of presentation, different patients, different personalities, and different medication options. Fifteen years ago there were no FDA approved medications ...
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