The University of Oxford is looking for MGUS (monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance), smouldering myeloma and Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia patients to join the OxPLoreD study.Details
In June, the first results from the OPTIMUM/MUK nine clinical trial were presented at international conferences.
The trial is the first to use state-of-the-art diagnostics and genetic profiling to screen for patients with high-risk myeloma.
These results show that treatment with a five-drug induction treatment (Dara-CVRd) and stem cell transplant is effective and well tolerated in ultra-high risk myeloma patient
Throughout 2021, the Patient Advocacy Team have been continuing their work to support patient access to new treatments on the NHS. Read more about the four active Health Technology Appraisals including the first-ever appraisal for an AL amyloidosis treatment.Details
New treatments for myeloma continue to come through the appraisal pipeline. In the last few months, there have been several new treatment approvals from both the National Institute for Healthcare Excellence (NICE) and the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC), which is excellent news for patients. Hopefully, there will be more good news for patients throughout 2021…Details
The latest update to the Blood Cancer Dashboard, a resource developed in collaboration between Janssen and the Blood Cancer Alliance, has been launched. This includes the expansion of the resource to incorporate incidence and mortality data at a national and local level for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, as well as the latest available waiting…Details
University College London has announced the launch of a new National Cancer Research Network observational study (COSMOS) that will recruit patients with MGUS (monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance) and smouldering myeloma to help identify the genetic and immunological changes that cause myeloma. This ground-breaking study, which is funded by Cancer Research UK and the Medical…Details
Leeds CTRU launches a series of webinars to introduce the UKMRA-Myeloma UK-Concept and Access Research Programme
The Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU) at the University of Leeds is running a series of webinars for researchers and clinicians so they can learn all about the UKMRA-Myeloma UK-Concept and Access Research Programme (CARP) and how it supports the development of early phase myeloma trials. The webinar series will include presentations that will describe…Details