Supportive treatments

Oncological and functional results of the surgical treatment of vertebral metastases in patients with multiple myeloma. Guzik G et al. BMC Surg. 2017 Aug 23;17(1):92. doi: 10.1186/s12893-017-0288-9. Kidney Transplantation in Patients With Active Multiple Myeloma: Case Reports. Lum EL et al. Transplant Direct. 2017 Jul 21;3(8):e200. doi: 10.1097/TXD.0000000000000716. eCollection 2017 Aug. Bisphosphonate guidelines for treatment and prevention of myeloma bone disease. Lee OL et al. Intern Med…

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Related conditions

18F-FDG PET/CT in solitary plasmacytoma: metabolic behavior and progression to multiple myeloma. Albano D et al. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2017 Aug 19. doi: 10.1007/s00259-017-3810-5. [Epub ahead of print]. Strategy for the treatment and follow-up of sinonasal solitary extramedullary plasmacytoma: a case series. Cantone E et al. J Med Case Rep. 2017 Aug 10;11(1):219. doi: 10.1186/s13256-017-1382-4. POEMS syndrome in a…

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General

Therapeutic monoclonal antibodies in combination with pomalidomide can overcome refractoriness to both agents in multiple myeloma: A case-based approach. Baertsch MA et al. Hematol Oncol. 2017 Aug 25. doi: 10.1002/hon.2473. [Epub ahead of print]. Evolutionary biology of high-risk multiple myeloma. Pawlyn C et al. Nat Rev Cancer. 2017 Aug 24;17(9):543-556. doi: 10.1038/nrc.2017.63. Comprehensive Evaluation of the Revised International Staging System in Multiple Myeloma Patients…

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Emerging treatments

The activity and safety of novel proteasome inhibitors strategies (single, doublet and triplet) for relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. Ma H et al. Acta Oncol. 2017 Aug 22:1-7. doi: 10.1080/0284186X.2017.1364868. [Epub ahead of print]. Real world data of the impact of first cycle daratumumab on multiple myeloma and AL amyloidosis services. Popat R et al. Br J Haematol. 2017 Aug 18. doi: 10.1111/bjh.14897. [Epub ahead of…

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Diagnostic techniques and prognostic indicators

Whole-body computed tomography versus conventional skeletal survey in patients with multiple myeloma: a study of the International Myeloma Working Group. Hillengass J et al. Blood Cancer J. 2017 Aug 25;7(8):e599. doi: 10.1038/bcj.2017.78. High sensitivity blood-based M-protein detection in sCR patients with multiple myeloma. Mills JR et al. Blood Cancer J. 2017 Aug 25;7(8):e590. doi: 10.1038/bcj.2017.75. Evaluation of pretreatment red cell distribution…

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Current treatments

Results of Prospective Randomized, Open Label, Non -Inferiority Study of Tbo-Filgrastim (Granix®) Versus Filgrastim (Neupogen®) in Combination with Plerixafor for Autologous Stem Cell Mobilization in Patients with Multiple Myeloma or Non -Hodgkin Lymphoma. Bhamidipati PK et al. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Aug 7. pii: S1083-8791(17)30619-5. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.07.023. [Epub ahead of print]. Multiple myeloma with extramedullary disease: impact of autologous stem…

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Complications of myeloma and its treatments

Uterine Extramedullary Plasmacytoma as a Primary Manifestation of Multiple Myeloma. Codorniz A et al. Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet. 2017 Aug 23. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1605373. [Epub ahead of print]. Autoimmune HIT due to apheresis catheter heparin flushes for stem-cell harvesting before autotransplantation for myeloma. Mian H et al. Blood. 2017 Aug 22. pii: blood-2017-06-788679. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-06-788679. [Epub ahead of print]. Infectious complications in multiple myeloma receiving autologous…

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Biology and genetics

Endothelial progenitor cells in multiple myeloma neovascularization: a brick to the wall. Tenreiro MM et al. Angiogenesis. 2017 Aug 24. doi: 10.1007/s10456-017-9571-8. [Epub ahead of print]. Intracellular light chain crystals in myeloma. Staubach ZG et al. Blood. 2017 Aug 24;130(8):1070. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-04-779207. Logic programming reveals alteration of key transcription factors in multiple myeloma. Miannay B et al. Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 23;7(1):9257. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09378-9. Oncolytic…

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