Hope and Progress for Multiple Myeloma | Houston, TX


Saturday, July 11th  
MD Anderson Cancer Center  
Houston, Texas



An audience of myeloma patients and their caregivers joined us at a recent forum at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston to hear the latest treatment and research news, inspiring stories of people living well with myeloma, tips for effective communication with a healthcare team and more.

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Patient Folder



Smoldering Myeloma and MGUS: Why Watch and Wait?

Dr. Robert Orlowski from MD Anderson Cancer Center and Dr. Paul Richardson from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, define the terms MGUS and smoldering myeloma as well as the reasoning behind the watch and wait period.


When Is Radiation Appropriate As a Myeloma Therapy?

Dr. Robert Orlowski, director of the myeloma department at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, explains specific instances where radiation is effective, and sometimes curative.


Guest Presenters

Director of Myeloma and Professor in the Departments of Lymphoma/Myeloma and Experimental Therapeutics

Clinical Director, Jerome Lipper Center for Multiple Myeloma

Professor and Director, Integrative Medicine Program


Host and Patient Advocate, living with myeloma since 1995; Board member, Patient Empowerment Network

This town meeting was produced by Patient Power in partnership with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Sponsored by the Patient Empowerment Network through educational grants from Amgen and Takeda. 

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