, Volume 6, Issue 6, pp 579-581

Primary clinical study on treatment with velcade for multiple myeloma

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To explore the outcome and side-effects in patients with multiple myeloma treated with velcade and combined chemotherapy.


6 patients with multiple myeloma were treated with the combination of velcade and dexamethasone or DVD (V-DVD regimen) chemotherapy.


6 patients responded to treatment. 4 patients achieved complete remission (CR), 1 achieved partial remission (PR) and 1 achieved micro responded (MR). Major toxicities consisted of peripheral neuropathy, thrombocytopenia and hepatic impairment.


Velcade combined chemotherapy is an effective and safety treatment for patients with multiple myeloma.