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Personalized Therapy for Multiple Myeloma

  • Saad Z. Usmani
  • Ajay K. Nooka

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. María-Victoria Mateos, Jesús San-Miguel
    Pages 1-13
  3. Megan H. Jagosky, Alankrita Taneja, Manisha Bhutani
    Pages 15-36
  4. Massimo Offidani, Laura Corvatta, Silvia Gentili, Elena Aghemo, Antonio Palumbo, Laura Maracci et al.
    Pages 37-58
  5. Andrew J. Yee, Noopur S. Raje
    Pages 77-102
  6. Douglas Tremblay, Siyang Leng, Ajai Chari
    Pages 103-120
  7. Nisha S. Joseph, Amarendra K. Neppalli, Ajay K. Nooka
    Pages 121-129
  8. Evangelos Terpos, Nikolaos Kanellias
    Pages 131-167

About this book

Introduction

This book provides the clinician with concise, practical guidance on risk stratification and therapeutic decision making in patients with multiple myeloma. In addition, the available clinical trial and research data are summarized into meaningful reviews and evidence-based recommendations for treatment are presented. The coverage encompasses all phases and forms of disease, including high-risk myeloma.

Over recent decades, greater understanding of the biology of myeloma has fostered the development of new, more effective drugs, leading to remarkable improvements in survival. To continue this momentum, several recent prospective trials have aimed to identify further potential therapeutic targets or to evaluate various combinations of anti-myeloma agents. The increasing abundance of management options makes treatment decision making in different phases of disease. This book will offer the clinician valuable assistance in the choice and sequencing of therapies, highlighting the need for a personalized approach that reflects the growing recognition that myeloma is not one uniform disease.

Keywords

Multiple Myeloma Risk Stratification Chemotherapy Transplantation Elderly High Risk Diease

Editors and affiliations

  • Saad Z. Usmani
    • 1
  • Ajay K. Nooka
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Hematologic Oncology and BloodLevine Cancer InstituteCharlotteUSA
  2. 2.Department of Hematology and OncologyWinship Cancer Institute of Emory UniversityAtlantaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-61872-2
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-61871-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-61872-2
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