What is MRD, or Minimal Residual Disease?

 

In this week’s video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie defines minimal residual disease (MRD) and explains how MRD-testing can be used for ongoing monitoring.

BOTTOM LINE:

As it may one day be a guide for assessing treatment outcomes, myeloma patients should familiarize themselves with MRD-testing.

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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 askdrdurie@myeloma.org!

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