What is multiple myeloma? How is multiple myeloma diagnosed and monitored? In this “Ask the Expert” series, Dr. Robert Orlowski and other experts explain the basics of myeloma.

Ask the Expert: Multiple Myeloma

Ask the Expert: Should I Discontinue or Continue Revlimid If I Remain MRD Negative?

Should Revlimid treatment be continued with MRD-negative disease status? Myeloma expert Dr. Gareth Morgan, weighs in on this decision and shares the medical practices for an optimal health outcome.


Myeloma Remission: Will I Need a Transplant No Matter What?

Discover options for multiple myeloma patients who are not candidates for an autologous stem cell transplant. Watch as Dr. Hearn Jay Cho explains.


Can I Continue My Myeloma Medication and Avoid the Skin Rash It Causes?

Got a Revlimid rash? Myeloma expert Dr. Hearn Jay Cho of Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai has options and alternatives for you.


Should I Join a Trial to Prevent Myeloma Progression?

Are there clinical trials for high-risk smoldering multiple myeloma patients? Dr. Hearn Jay Cho discusses options.


What New Therapies Are “Game Changers” for Advanced Myeloma?

Discover game-changing treatments for advanced multiple myeloma, such as immunotherapy, with Dr. Larry Anderson, Jr. of University of Texas Southwest Medical Center.


Can I Take a Break From My Myeloma Therapy?

Patient Power viewer, Rick, asks Dr. Gareth Morgan a question about taking a break from treatment.


What Is the Status of Immunotherapy As a Treatment for Myeloma?

Dr. Jatin Shah of MD Anderson Cancer Center responds to a community members questions with a discussion of cutting-edge information about the current state of immunotherapy.


Is There a Procedure to Lift My Spine and Restore My Height?

Dr. Jatin Shah of MD Anderson Cancer Center responds to a common question about spinal compression and height-related myeloma.


Does a Dose Reduction of Myeloma Maintenance Therapy Increase Risk of Relapse?

In this Ask the Expert segment, Terry is concerned about his mother’s side effects from myeloma treatment and wants to know if reducing her dose would make the treatment less effective.


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This Ask the Expert series is sponsored by the Patient Empowerment Network, which received funding from Takeda and the Celgene Corporation.

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