Myeloma Minute: Smoldering Myeloma News

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| INNOVATION | Latest Research


What is the Best Approach for Patients with Smoldering Myeloma?

Is there a new standard of care for patients with high-risk smoldering myeloma? A recently published study has triggered lots of discussion of the subject. IMF Chairman Dr. Brian G.M. Durie weighs whether lenalidomide really is “a new standard of care” for patients with this complex diagnosis.


| EDUCATION | Teleconference Replay


Listen to a Replay of the “Living Well with Myeloma” Teleconference on Relapse

In this “Living Well with Myeloma” Teleconference, IMF Chairman of the Board Dr. Brian G.M. Durie discusses

  • what treatments you should consider if your myeloma has relapsed, with a focus on the latest FDA-approved drugs.
  • how to individualize treatment based on a patient’s prior therapies, the length of the onset of relapse, FiSH genetic-risk status, age, and frailty score.
  • the latest clinical trials, in particular immune therapies.

Listen to a replay and download the full slide deck at the link below.


| EDUCATION | Workshop


| INSPIRATION | Raffle Winner


Register Now for an IMF Regional Community Workshop in Atlanta
The IMF Congratulates Beth Harman, Winner of the Hawaiian Vacation

The IMF will host a Regional Community Workshop at the Sheraton Galleria (2844 Cobb Parkway SE) in Atlanta on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Registration is FREE, but seating is limited. Learn from and meet one-on-one with myeloma experts to get answers to your questions and concerns.

We are delighted to share that Beth Harman is the lucky recipient of our luxury Hawaiian vacation! Beth bought her two raffle tickets at the IMF Support Group Leader’s Summit this year. Last Friday, we gathered together IMF staffers to call her with the good news. Her response: “Oh my gosh! I have to call Frank!”

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| EDUCATION | Nurse Resources


FREE Video and Downloadable Slides from the ONS Satellite Symposium

In case you missed it, the IMF’s Nurse Leadership Board presented a three-part video series at this year’s Oncology Nursing Society annual meeting. Click the button below to gain nursing perspectives on such topics as the background of multiple myeloma, the value of shared decision-making, updates on smoldering multiple myeloma, bone health in myeloma, renal health in myeloma, treatment for relapsed disease, and the latest on new drug developments.


| #ASKDRDURIE | Dr. Durie's Weekly Web Video Series



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