When should a myeloma patient begin treatment?

 

In this week’s video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie explains which criteria and tests determine if a patient’s myeloma is smoldering or active.

BOTTOM LINE:
Only treat myeloma if test results are absolutely clear and show active disease.

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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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