Novel Therapeutic Approaches in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
Last Modified: March 2, 2003
Conference Dates: March 25, 2003
Conference Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Sponsoring Group: The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation and Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Conference Web Page URL: www.multiplemyeloma.org Topics Covered:
Prognostic indicators and staging of multiple myeloma
Supportive treatments including bisphophonates and kyphoplasty
Latest developments in stem cell transplantation
Novel therapies for multiple myeloma, including Velcade and Revimid
Conference Objectives: To provide a comprehensive overview of the latest biological and clinical research and information on multiple myeloma
Who Should Attend: patients, family members, friends Conference Agenda:
4:30-4:45 Introduction:Mohamad Hussein, MD,
4:45-5:15 Prognostic Indicators and Staging,Philip Greipp, MD,
5:15-5:45 Standard & Supportive Treatments for Multiple Myeloma, Mohamad Hussein, MD,
5:45-6:15 Latest Research Advances in Stem Cell Transplant, Morie Gertz, MD,
6:15-6:45 Dinner Break
6:45-7:15 Latest Research Advanced in Kyphoplasty, Isador Lieberman, MD 7:15-7:45 Novel Therapies in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma, Paul Richardson, MD
7:45-8:15 Questions and Answers
Registration Information: Please contact Sara Nichols, Program Coordinator, for registration information at (203) 972-1250 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conference Fees: Free
Continuing Education: No
Miscellany: Dinner will be provided
ASH: Novel Drug Beneficial in Multiple Myeloma
Apr 20, 2014 - In patients with relapsed or resistant multiple myeloma who have received up to three prior therapies excluding the first-generation proteasome inhibitor bortezomib, treatment with the second-generation proteasome inhibitor carfilzomib is associated a high response rate and a low incidence of side effects, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology, held from Dec. 5 to 8 in New Orleans.
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