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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-04-19T12:44:21-0400
This research study is evaluating a new drug called "nivolumab" as a possible treatment for smoldering multiple myeloma in order to prevent or postpone development of active multiple myelo...
The investigators will track 250 multiple myeloma patients across Canada over time, using new lab tests to evaluate their blood and bone marrow, as they receive standard of care treatment....
This study involves receiving blinatumomab after high-dose melphalan and ASCT for multiple myeloma. The main purpose of this study is to: - To determine whether blinatumomab is safe and fe...
The PROMISE Study aims to establish a prospective cohort of individuals with precursor conditions to multiple myeloma, such as monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) and...
The primary goal of the study is to determine the best dose of an investigational drug to give to patients with multiple myeloma and to evaluate the investigational drug's effectiveness as...
Immunomodulatory drugs (thalidomide, lenalidomide and pomalidomide; IMID) are widely used in the treatment of multiple myeloma patients. To date, few data are available on IMID adherence in multiple m...
Multiple myeloma (MM) is a common malignancy belonging to the hematological system. The translocation t(4;14)(p16.3;q32.3) is a critical cytogenetic change of MM, which is presenting a poor prognosis....
Multiple myeloma is characterized by clonal proliferation of malignant plasma cells in the bone marrow that produce monoclonal immunoglobulins. N-glycosylation changes of these monoclonal immunoglobul...
Tolerability of treatments for multiple myeloma can depend on the characteristics of the patient being treated. We aimed to develop and validate a risk profile, using routinely collected data, that co...
We are reporting a case of a 30-year-old male with no past medical history who presented with new onset of renal failure, anemia, and splenomegaly and was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Given the sp...
An asymptomatic and slow-growing PLASMA CELL dyscrasia characterized by presence of MYELOMA PROTEINS and clonal bone marrow plasma cells without end-organ damage (e.g., renal impairment). It is distinguished from MONOCLONAL GAMMOPATHY OF UNDETERMINED SIGNIFICANCE by a much higher risk of progression to symptomatic MULTIPLE MYELOMA.
A rare, aggressive variant of MULTIPLE MYELOMA characterized by the circulation of excessive PLASMA CELLS in the peripheral blood. It can be a primary manifestation of multiple myeloma or develop as a terminal complication during the disease.
Abnormal immunoglobulins characteristic of MULTIPLE MYELOMA.
An abnormal protein with unusual thermosolubility characteristics that is found in the urine of patients with MULTIPLE MYELOMA.
A pyrazine and boronic acid derivative that functions as a reversible PROTEASOME INHIBITOR. It is used as an ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENT in the treatment of MULTIPLE MYELOMA and MANTLE CELL LYMPHOMA.