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.
Key wordsvelcade multiple myeloma treatment
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