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[ by | Dec 10, 2014 3:12 pm | 3 Comments ]
ASH 2014 Multiple Myeloma Update - Day Two: Education Session And Midday Oral Session

This past Sunday was the second day of the American Society of Hema­tology’s (ASH) annual meeting, which was held in San Francisco.

As on the first day of the meeting, myeloma-related pre­sen­ta­tions once again took place during several sessions throughout the day.

A myeloma-related education session held the first day of the conference was repeated once again on Sunday morning.

While the education session was being held, a separate “scientific sym­po­sium” with two oral pre­sen­ta­tions took place in parallel.  The session focused on a novel immunotherapeutic approach to treating cancer …

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[ by | Dec 5, 2014 7:41 am | 4 Comments ]
ASH 2014 Preview: New Multiple Myeloma Treatments On The Horizon

The 2014 annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) starts tomorrow, December 5, in San Francisco, and will continue until next Tuesday.

The ASH annual meeting is one of several large medical conferences where myeloma-related research findings are presented each year.  However, from a multiple myeloma perspective, the ASH meeting is generally the most important of the meetings.

At this year’s meeting, for example, some 500 myeloma-presentations are scheduled to take place.  The presentations will summarize current research on a wide range of topics, including the biology of …

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[ by | Jul 23, 2014 2:56 pm | 14 Comments ]
The Myeloma Quiz – July 2014

It’s July, and we have had some time to digest the findings from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting held in Chicago May 30 through June 3.

Quite a few presentations caught one’s eye.

We finally saw the results of the much awaited PANORAMA-1 study in­ves­ti­gating the efficacy and safety of panobinostat (LBH589) plus Velcade and dexa­meth­a­sone compared to Velcade and dexamethasone alone.

Exciting data on the CD38 antibodies daratumumab and SAR650984 continued to emerge at ASCO.

Another study looked at …

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[ by | Jun 4, 2014 11:25 am | 2 Comments ]
ASCO 2014 Multiple Myeloma Update – Day Four: Oral Presentations

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

The fourth day of the meeting, which was Monday, was the busiest day in regard to myeloma-related re­search. It started with an oral presentation session that included seven 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 …

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[ by | May 31, 2014 9:17 pm | 3 Comments ]
ASCO 2014 Multiple Myeloma Update – Day One

This year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting began yester­day morning in Chicago and will run through Tuesday.

Myeloma-related presentations were made during two sessions yes­ter­day.

One session was designed to better educate physicians about per­son­al­ized therapy for elderly patients with lymphoid malignancies. During that session, Dr. Tanya Marya Wildes from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis talked about how to navigate treatment options for older multiple myeloma patients.

The key myeloma-related research presented yesterday was made public during a poster session in the afternoon …

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