Why do some doctors decide to add new treatment when myeloma protein levels increase, whereas other doctors decide to watch and wait?

 

In this week’s video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie discusses whether it is best to watch and wait or to shift treatment when myeloma protein levels increase.

BOTTOM LINE:
Early treatment or “watching and waiting” can each be the correct answer to an increase in myeloma protein levels.

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