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ASCO 2013 Multiple Myeloma Update – Day Four: Poster Presentations

This year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), which was held in Chicago, began on Friday and concluded on Tuesday.

Monday was the busiest day at the meeting with regard to myeloma research.  It featured a session of oral presentations in the morning and a poster session in the afternoon.

This update summarizes the myeloma-related studies presented during the afternoon poster session, which was the final myeloma-related session of the meeting. An earlier article covered the findings from the oral presentations that were given in the morning.

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[ by | Updated: Jun 12, 2013 12:30 pm | 2 Comments ]
ASCO 2013 Multiple Myeloma Update – Day Four: Oral Presentations

This year’s annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) came to an end yesterday in Chicago.

Monday was the busiest day with regard to myeloma-related research. The day started with an oral presentation session that included eight talks about im­por­tant new myeloma-related research. A poster session in the afternoon included several posters about myeloma-related research.

This article summarizes the most important findings from Monday’s oral pre­sen­ta­tion session. A later article will cover the findings from the after­noon poster session.

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[ by and | Updated: Jun 4, 2013 1:41 pm | One Comment ]
ASCO 2013 Multiple Myeloma Update – Day Three: Poster Presentations

This year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting, which is being held in Chicago, began on Friday and goes through Tuesday.

Sunday started with a poster session in which important new research findings were summarized on posters displayed throughout a large conference hall.

The studies presented during the session were on a wide variety of myeloma-related topics, including new treatments being developed for myeloma, currently used regimens, smoldering multiple myeloma, and findings on initial therapy.

Some of the posters included preliminary results from ongoing clinical trials.  Others described …

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[ by | Jun 3, 2013 10:56 am | 3 Comments ]
ASCO 2013 Multiple Myeloma Update – Day Two: Education Session

Although this year’s annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) started last Friday, the first myeloma-related presentations at the meeting did not take place until Saturday afternoon, the second day of the conference.

The presentations Saturday were given as part of a single education session titled “Multiple Myeloma: Advances in Diagnostics and Management.”

Education sessions, it should be pointed out, are different than most of the sessions that typically take place at scientific meetings such as ASCO.

During the majority of sessions at such meetings, scientists are …

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