Clinical Controversies in Multiple Myeloma
Last Modified: April 1, 2007
Conference Dates: May 17, 2007 Conference Location: Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
Sponsoring Group: MMRF and Northwestern Univ. Feinberg School of Medicine
Conference Web Page URL: www.multiplemyeloma.org/symposia
Identify the prognostic indicators and diagnostic approaches to multiple myeloma.
Discuss the latest advances in stem cell transplantation, treatments for bone disease and supportive care management.
Describe the role and appropriate use of novel treatments for multiple myeloma in frontline, relapsed and salvaged settings.
Conference Objectives: Provide a comprehensive overview of the latest information about multiple myeloma biological and clinical research.
Who Should Attend: Hematologists, Medical Oncologists, Oncology Nurses, Internists with recently diagnosed patients
Welcome & Introduction - Seema Singhal, MD
Frontline Therapy - Ivan Borello, MD
Transplant - Jayesh Mehta, MD
Relapsed/Refractory Disease - Sagar Lonial, MD
Supportive Care - Mohamad Hussein, MD
Clinical Trials - Todd Zimmerman, MD
Panel Q & A
Registration Information: Visit www.multiplemyeloma.org/symposia for details and registration.
Conference Fees: Free
Continuing Education: Yes
Miscellany: Complimentary dinner
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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