Clinical Controversies in Multiple Myeloma

MMRF & Dana-Farber Cancer Center
Last Modified: July 13, 2007

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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

Conference Agenda:

  • 4:30PM - Registration
  • 5:00PM - Welcome and Introduction
  • 5:10PM - Frontline Therapy - Nikhil Munshi, MD
  • 5:35PM - Transplant - William Bensinger, MD
  • 6:00PM - Relapsed/Refractory Disease - Paul Richardson, MD
  • 6:25PM - Supportive Care - Sagar Lonial, MD
  • 6:50PM - Dinner
  • 7:10PM - Clinical Trials - Kenneth C. Anderson, MD

Registration Information: Register online or contact Sara Tyghter at 203.652.0219

Conference Fees: Free

Continuing Education: Yes

Miscellany: Free dinner will be provided


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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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