#AskDrDurie

Learn about the latest myeloma research. Get a front row seat at the most critical medical meetings. Watch Dr. Brian Durie, IMF Chairman, address issues that are important to the entire myeloma community. IMF TV brings it all to you.

Dec
14
What should we have for dinner during the holidays?
In this week’s video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie gives a light-hearted talk on how to enjoy the holidays without over-indulging. BOTTOM LINE: ​ Enjoy your holiday feast with moderation in mind Have a(...)
Dec
07
What are the most important abstracts at the 2017 ASH annual meeting?
In this week’s video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie highlights his choice of the top 5 most exciting myeloma-related abstracts at ASH 2017. BOTTOM LINE: ​ ASH 2017 offers many important steps forward in the(...)
Nov
29
Is it important for a multiple myeloma patient to see a myeloma specialist?
In this week’s video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie encourages myeloma patients to consult with myeloma specialists at some point during the course of treatment. BOTTOM LINE: ​ If possible, try to consult(...)
Nov
16
Can a blood test be used to test for minimal residual disease (MRD)?
In this week’s video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie explains how Next Generation Flow testing is sensitive enough to detect one myeloma cell in a one million cells. BOTTOM LINE: Whereas MRD-testing is done in(...)
Nov
09
Should a patient not have brain surgery for his Parkinson’s disease because he has myeloma skull lesions?
In this week’s video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie explains how to treat other medical issues that may emerge for myeloma patients. BOTTOM LINE: ​ Proceed with recommended medical treatment for other(...)
Nov
02
What may be causing heart and kidney issues in an elderly myeloma patient with no bone lesions?
In this week's video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie explains why amyloidosis may occur in some multiple myeloma patients. BOTTOM LINE: Both special tests for amyloidosis and bone scans are important for(...)