MMRF & Dana-Farber Cancer Center
Last Modified: July 13, 2007
Conference Dates: September 17, 2007
Conference Location: Best Western Inn at Longwood Medical
Sponsoring Group: MMRF & Dana-Farber Cancer Center
Conference Web Page URL: http://www.multiplemyeloma.org/medical_programs/index.html?Event=05#pro
Topics Covered: Frontline Therapy, Transplant, Relapsed/Refractory Disease, Supportive Care, Clinical Trials
Conference Objectives: Comprehensive overview of the latest information about multiple myeloma biological and clinical research.
Who Should Attend: Hematologists, Oncologists, Oncology Nurses, Internists
Registration Information: Register online or contact Sara Tyghter at 203.652.0219
Conference Fees: Free
Continuing Education: Yes
Miscellany: Free dinner will be provided
Mar 9, 2010 - The presence and number of focal lesions detected by whole-body magnetic resonance imaging strongly predicts the conversion of asymptomatic multiple myeloma to symptomatic disease, according to a study published online Feb. 22 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. In a related study in the same issue, researchers report that survival after treatment for multiple myeloma decreases with age.
May 3, 2012