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First-Line Treatment Options & Side Effects

Episode 2 of 3 in Dinner with the Docs – Southern California

What Are the First-Line Treatment Options for Multiple Myeloma?

What are the first-line treatment options for a newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patient? What questions should you ask your doctor to determine the best course of care for your needs? Finally, what are some of the side effects patients may face?

In this video excerpt from our recent “Dinner with the Docs” program on living with multiple myeloma, host and patient advocate Jack Aiello is joined by Dr. James Berenson, MD, Founder and Principal of the Berenson Cancer Center and Dr. Alberto Bessudo, MD, FACP, Medical Oncologist at the Compassionate Oncology Medical Group to discuss everything you need to know about first-line treatments.

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DOES SMOLDERING MYELOMA TREATMENT NEED TO BE AGGRESSIVE?

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LYMPHOMA & MYELOMA CONGRESS NYC OCTOBER 2019: PREDICTING PATIENT OUTCOMES WITH MM USING SERUM B-CELL MATURATION ANTIGEN:

New York—In a presentation at the 2019 Lymphoma & Myeloma congress, James R. Berenson, MD, Medical and Scientific Director, Institute for Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research, West Hollywood, California, spoke about the use of serum B-cell maturation antigen (sBCMA) to predict outcomes in patients with multiple myeloma (MM). Read More