Understanding a Multiple Myeloma Diagnosis
What is myeloma? What does a myeloma diagnosis mean for you? In this video, Dr. Noopur Raje explains myeloma’s effect on the body, blood and bones. Dr. Bill Bensinger joins Dr. Raje to explore the different types of myeloma—including MGUS and smoldering myeloma—and discusses developing research into whether or not early treatment at an asymptomatic phase of the disease is beneficial.
Experts & Guests
Noopur Raje, M.D.
Director, Center for Multiple Myeloma , Massachusetts General HospitalDr. Noopur Raje is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and is the director of the Center for Multiple Myeloma at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center. She is a translational researcher with a primary research focus on understanding the biology of myeloma and developing novel therapeutic strategies for the treatment of myeloma. She is specifically interested in... more >
William Bensinger, M.D.
Director, Autologous Marrow Transplant Program, Seattle Cancer Care AllianceDr. Bensinger is Director of the Autologous Marrow Transplant Program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, a member in the Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and a Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington. He works on the diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, using treatments including autologous stem cell... more >