How do the two approaches to treating high-risk smoldering multiple myeloma (HRSMM) patients differ?


In this week’s video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie compares two trials that treat high-risk smoldering multiple myeloma — the CESAR trial and the CENTAURUS trial.


The IMF’s Black Swan Research Initiative is excited about the CESAR trial and will conduct future trials in hopes of achieving a cure for myeloma.

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