Clinical Controversies in Multiple Myeloma

Cleveland Clinic Foundation and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
Last Modified: July 15, 2006

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Conference Dates: Friday, September 8, 2006: 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Conference Location: Intercontinental Hotel, 9801 Carengie Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio

Sponsoring Group: Cleveland Clinic Foundation and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Conference Web Page URL:

Topics Covered:

  • Staging/Prognostic Indicators
  • Frontline Therapy
  • The Role of Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Supportive Care and Bone Disease
  • Novel Therapies and Clinical Trials

Conference Objectives:

  1. Identify the prognostic indicators and diagnostic approaches to multiple myeloma;
  2. Discuss the latest advances in stem cell transplantation, treatment for bone disease, and supportive care management;
  3. Describe the role and appropriate use of novel treatments for multiple myeloma throughout the disease progression.

Who Should Attend: Hematologiests, Medical Oncologists, Oncology Nurses, Internists with recently diagnosed patients

Registration Information: Advanced registration is requested. Registration deadline is Tuesday, September 5, 2006. Register online at: For more information visit:

Conference Fees: Free

Continuing Education: Yes

Related study shows that survival decreases with age in multiple myeloma patients

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.

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