In this video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie explains that active myeloma is diagnosed if a patient has CRAB features and myeloma-defining events. He also sheds light on a new set of criteria for high-risk smoldering multiple myeloma, known as the 2/20/20 rule.

BOTTOM LINE:
Talk with your doctor to assess if you have high-risk smoldering multiple myeloma.

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IMF Chairman and Co-Founder Brian G.M. Durie, MD welcomes your questions about the latest myeloma treatments, research, controversies and quality of life issues. If you have a question you think might be of interest to the myeloma community, please send to [email protected]!

For questions of a specific personal nature, please call the IMF InfoLine coordinators at 800.452.2873 or email them at [email protected]

 

 

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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