How do multiple myeloma experts define cure?

In this week’s video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie explains the two definitions for cure in multiple myeloma – functional cure and true cure.

BOTTOM LINE:
We are still unable to define cure, but the good news is many new myeloma therapies lead to longer survivals that one day may be considered cures.


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Image of Dr. Brian G.M. DurieDr. Brian G.M. Durie serves as Chairman of the International Myeloma Foundation and serves on its Scientific Advisory Board. Additionally, he is Chairman of the IMF's International Myeloma Working Group, a consortium of nearly 200 myeloma experts from around the world. Dr. Durie also leads the IMF’s Black Swan Research Initiative®.

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