Is minimal residual disease testing useful to direct patient care in multiple myeloma?
Minimal residual disease remains an important endpoint in clinical trials.The ability to achieve minimal residual disease -negative remissions has been possible in childhood...
4 days ago - Healio
Despite progress, ‘huge gap' remains in understanding, application of minimal residual disease
The detection of minimal residual disease in patients with hematologic malignancies has altered the definition of clinical remission.Minimal residual disease assays - capable...
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New study offers hope for more effective treatment of leukemia
The discovery of a protein signature that is highly predictive of leukemia could lead to novel treatments of the leading childhood cancer, according to new study showing that...
11 days ago - Medical News Today - 2 articles
FDA grants orphan drug designation to tasquinimod for multiple myeloma
The FDA granted orphan drug designation to tasquinimod for the treatment of multiple myeloma, according to the drug's manufacturer.Tasquinimod is an immunomodulatory...
15 days ago - Healio
Hematologist-oncologist to lead bone marrow transplantation program for treating blood-borne cancers
Hematologist-oncologist Ahmad Samer Al-Homsi MD, MBA, will lead a new bone marrow transplantation program at NYU Langone's Perlmutter Cancer Center for treating blood-borne...
18 days ago - News Medical
Chemo Plus Tx Tops Chemo Alone in Myeloma
Superior PFS, response rates
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Transplantation for Myeloma Patients - Can It Wait?
Following induction, PFS and response rates are higher for myeloma patients when transplant is part of consolidation therapy. Survival is similar to that in patients receiving...
23 days ago - Medscape
New microfluidic technique may provide patients with less painful test for multiple myeloma
Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells, which are white blood cells produced in bone marrow that churn out antibodies to help fight infection. When plasma cells...
24 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Better Outcomes with New Tx Option in Multiple Myeloma
Promising clinical response even in heavily pre-treated patients
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Analysis Affirms Frontline Carfilzomib in Myeloma
'Impressive' results in data from 13 trials
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Michelle Obama Talks New Freedom, Gender Equality & Not Crying On...
President Obama made headlines when he during his first speaking engagement this past week. Funny thing is, he was the one asking the questions. But the fact that we miss him...
Paris Jackson says 13 Reasons Why 'extremely triggering'
Jackson, 19, has joined the National Association of School Psychologists in urging 'vulnerable' young people 'in a dark place' not to watch the hit Netflix show about suicide.
Five Mothers Dress As Disney Princesses For Magical Maternity Shoot
Victor and Marie Luna, a husband-wife photography team in Texas, might have come up with the most magical maternity shoot ever. On April 7, Victor, a photographer, and Marie, a...
No Excuses: Exercise Can Overcome the 'Obesity Gene'
Physical activity appears to lower effects of key DNA linked to weight gain, study finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness , Genes and Gene Therapy...
Obese and diabetic people have higher risk of dementia
Researchers in Korea and Utah performed brain scans to show obese people with type 2 diabetes had more severe abnormalities in brain structure compared to normal-weight people.
Ginger Powder recalled for possible Salmonella contamination
California-based Lords Organics LLC has recalled Organic Veda Ginger Powder sold on Amazon because it might be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious...
Reality Star Opens Up About The Shame Of Stopping Breastfeeding
Emily Maynard is familiar with the shame mothers often feel when it comes to feeding their babies. In an interview with People , the former “Bachelor” contestant and...
Grandmother's Smoking Linked to Autism Risk in Grandkids
If a girl's maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, the girl is 67 percent more likely to display certain traits linked to autism.
Donald Trump To Appoint Anti-Abortion Advocate To Key Health Position
President Donald Trump on Friday said he intends to appoint Charmaine Yoest, a prominent anti-abortion advocate, as assistant secretary of public affairs for the Department of...
10 Healthy reasons to add flax seed to your diet
Flaxseed is one of the oldest crops that humans have cultivated. It was initially grown in the U.S. by colonists for use in textile production. Years of research have shown...