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 the bone marrow, NGF tests may be used to monitor plasma cells in the blood.

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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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