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[ by | Jun 21, 2013 5:22 pm | Comments Off ]
Two New Studies Investigate The Significance Of Minimal Residual Disease In Multiple Myeloma

The results of two recent European studies provide new insights into minimal residual disease detection and its potential value in the treat­ment of multiple myeloma.

The first study, carried out in Spain, used two different methods to detect mini­mal residual disease (MRD) in myeloma patients.  The study found that the two methods led to similar results, and that MRD levels may be a better predictor of patient prognosis than traditional measures of treat­ment response.

The second study was conducted by researchers in Britain using data from a large clinical trial …

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[ by and | Jun 11, 2013 5:47 pm | 5 Comments ]
ASCO 2013 And Multiple Myeloma: What Were The Highlights?

This year’s meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) was held May 31 through June 4 in Chicago.

During the meeting, The Beacon published daily updates that provided over­views of the important multiple myeloma findings presented during the meeting.

Now that the meeting has concluded, the focus shifts to the bigger picture: What were the key findings of the meeting? Were there results with immediate im­pli­ca­­tions for the treatment of multiple myeloma?  Did the research at the meeting represent a major step for­ward for myeloma …

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[ by and | Jun 6, 2013 11:06 am | Comments Off ]
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.

The content in our daily updates is based …

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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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