If a myeloma patient has MRD-negative status, does that mean that patient is cured?

 

In this video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie explains how researchers are studying minimal residual disease (MRD) testing further to better understand sustained MRD-negativity.

BOTTOM LINE:
MRD-negative status is great for a myeloma patient to have, but it still does not mean the patient is cured.

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