Multiple Myeloma Archives - Curetalks

Evolving Treatment Paradigm of Multiple Myeloma

In the past decade, the FDA has approved 13 new agents and 29 treatments for multiple myeloma, which have transformed the treatment paradigm for patients. The expanded treatment options have resulted in significantly improved outcomes. Two decades ago, the median…

Jun 16, 2022, 01:00 pm 0 Listen

Cancer Therapies and Your Heart

Cancer therapies have increased the survival of cancer patients, however certain cancer treatments can damage the heart and the cardiovascular system. These side effects, including high blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythms, and heart failure, can be caused or exacerbated by…

Mar 01, 2022, 01:53 pm 0 Listen

Off-the-shelf Immune Drug for Aggressive Multiple Myeloma: Teclistamab

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) for teclistamab in the treatment of relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. This follows a PRIME (PRIority MEdicines) designation from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) received earlier this year. …

Nov 03, 2021, 12:00 pm 0 Listen

Goals and challenges of developing a patient focused myeloma center of excellence

The multiple myeloma treatment field has undergone several changes over the past 10-20 years. The average overall survival has changed from 1-3 years to 10-20 years. Yet, there is no established curative therapy for multiple myeloma. However, advanced monitoring with…

Sep 08, 2021, 03:15 pm 1 Listen