If my myeloma is in remission and my IgG myeloma protein has spiked, why is my doctor not recommending any new treatment?

 

In this week’s video, Dr. Brian GM Durie explains two treatment approaches if you are in remission and your myeloma protein spikes. 

BOTTOM LINE:
While “watch and wait” is okay, consider earlier treatment in some cases to achieve better longer term outcomes.

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