San Francisco, CA—Keeping up with the many treatment advances in relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma can be a challenge for even the most informed providers, according to Jorge J. Castillo, MD, Clinical Director, Bing Center for Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA.
San Francisco, CA—We are in a “golden age” in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), according to Andrew D. Zelenetz, MD, PhD, Medical Oncologist, Division of Hematologic Malignancies, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City.
San Francisco, CA—Personalization of therapy in the treatment of patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is focused primarily on risk classification of patients. Once clinical risk has been established, treatment considerations should be informed by features such as disease subtype, prognostic somatic mutations, chromosomal abnormalities, targetable somatic mutations, immunologic features, and patient factors, according to Rafael Bejar, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, La Jolla, CA.
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Leslie Lauersdorf insist that it's vital to inform your patients about what's involved in beginning daratumumab treatments, especially because of the lengthy chair time.
Tiffany Richards insists on the importance of survivorship care in patients with multiple myeloma and explains how to make sure patients stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible.
Tiffany Richards is excited about all the new multiple myeloma treatments that are being introduced, but understands that the question of how to best utilize these drugs still remains to be answered.
Tiffany Richards stresses the importance of educating patients about side effects and what to do when these side effects begin to present.
Tiffany Richards shares anecdotes that illustrate why it's important to really know your patients in order to effectively care for them.
Tiffany Richards discusses the numerous, often unmet, needs of patients with multiple myeloma.