Clinical Controversies in Multiple Myeloma

Last Modified: April 1, 2007

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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

Topics Covered:

  1. Identify the prognostic indicators and diagnostic approaches to multiple myeloma.
  2. Discuss the latest advances in stem cell transplantation, treatments for bone disease and supportive care management.
  3. 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

Conference Agenda:

  • 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: Visitwww.multiplemyeloma.org/symposia for details and registration.

Conference Fees: Free

Continuing Education: Yes

Miscellany: Complimentary dinner


News
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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