How is the IMF’s Black Swan Research Initiative working to find a cure for multiple myeloma?


In this week’s video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie discusses the Black Swan Research Initiative’s 3 “Cure” trials, which use new treatment protocols.

Using new treatment protocols with MRD-negativity and negative PET/CT scans as endpoints, there is a strong possibility that we will identify patients as cured.

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