Myeloma UK together with the British Committee for Standards in Haematology (BCSH) and the United Kingdom Myeloma Forum (UKMF) have jointly published new guidelines for the screening and management of the late and long-term consequences of myeloma and its treatments. Published recently in the British Journal of Haematology, the guidelines highlight the key late effects…Details
Recovery of polyclonal immunoglobulins one year after autologous stem cell transplantation as a long-term predictor marker of progression and survival in multiple myeloma. González-Calle V et al. Haematologica. 2017 Jan 25. pii: haematol.2016.158345. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2016.158345. [Epub ahead of print]. Capillary electrophoresis analysis of N-glycosylation changes of serum paraproteins in multiple myeloma. Kovacs Z et al. Electrophoresis. 2017 Jan 24. doi: 10.1002/elps.201700006. [Epub ahead…Details
New and developing therapies for AL amyloidosis. Zumbo G et al. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2016 Dec 29:1-11. doi: 10.1080/14656566.2016.1274971. [Epub ahead of print]. Pathological characteristics of fifty patients with renal amyloidosis in Sri Lanka Dasanayaka DL et al. Ceylon Med J. 2016 Dec 30;61(4):189-190. doi: 10.4038/cmj.v61i4.8388. Treatment of patients with Waldenström macroglobulinaemia: clinical practice guidelines from the Myeloma Foundation of Australia Medical and…Details
Ricolinostat, the first selective histone deacetylase 6 inhibitor, in combination with bortezomib and dexamethasone for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. Vogl DT et al. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Jan 4. pii: clincanres.2526.2016. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-16-2526. [Epub ahead of print]. Novel histone deacetylase 6 (HDAC6) selective inhibitors: a patent evaluation (WO2014181137). Simões-Pires CA et al. Expert Opin Ther Pat. 2017 Jan 16. doi: 10.1080/13543776.2017.1282945.…Details
Anti-cancer effect of clofazimine as a single agent and in combination with cisplatin on U266 multiple myeloma cell line. Durusu İZ et al. Leuk Res. 2017 Jan 16;55:33-40. doi: 10.1016/j.leukres.2017.01.019. [Epub ahead of print]. EZH2 or HDAC1 Inhibition Reverses Multiple Myeloma-Induced Epigenetic Suppression of Osteoblast Differentiation. Adamik J et al. Mol Cancer Res. 2017 Jan 23. pii: molcanres.0242.2016. doi: 10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-16-0242-T. [Epub ahead of print].…Details
Multiple myeloma in 2016: Fresh perspectives on treatment and moments of clarity. Kapoor P et al. Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2017 Feb;14(2):73-74. doi: 10.1038/nrclinonc.2016.221. Epub 2017 Jan 10. Trends in overall survival and costs of multiple myeloma, 2000-2014. Fonseca R et al. Leukemia. 2017 Jan 20. doi: 10.1038/leu.2016.380. [Epub ahead of print]. Current treatment options of T cell-associated immunotherapy in multiple myeloma. Liu H et…Details
Emerging treatment approaches for myeloma-related bone disease.
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Comparison if the addition of multilevel vertebral augmentation to conventional therapy will improve the outcome of patients with multiple myeloma.
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Guidelines for screening and management of late and long-term consequences of myeloma and its treatment. Snowden JA et al. Br J Haematol. 2017 Jan 20. doi: 10.1111/bjh.14514. [Epub ahead of print]. The magnitude of neurotoxicity in patients with multiple myeloma and the impact of dose modifications: results from the population-based PROFILES registry. Beijers AJ et al. Ann Hematol. 2017 Jan 23. doi: 10.1007/s00277-017-2927-8. [Epub ahead…Details
Bortezomib with lenalidomide and dexamethasone versus lenalidomide and dexamethasone alone in patients with newly diagnosed myeloma without intent for immediate autologous stem-cell transplant (SWOG S0777): a randomised, open-label, phase 3 trial. Durie BG et al. Lancet. 2016 Dec 22. pii: S0140-6736(16)31594-X. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31594-X. [Epub ahead of print]. Lenalidomide and low-dose dexamethasone (Rd) versus bortezomib, melphalan, prednisone (VMP) in elderly newly…Details
The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the approval of Revlimid (lenalidomide) as a maintenance treatment for newly diagnosed myeloma patients who have undergone high-dose therapy and stem cell transplantation (SCT). Revlimid is currently licensed for use in combination with dexamethasone for myeloma patients who have received…Details