Early treatment may prevent progression to multiple myeloma
Early intervention with an immunotherapy-based drug combination may prevent progression of high-risk "smoldering" multiple myeloma to the full-blown disease, according to researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

The interim results of a phase 2 clinical trial are to be presented at the 58th annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology in San Diego on December 5, 2016. According to Irene Ghobrial, MD, first author of the report, the findings represent "a promising starting point for the paradigm shift towards early therapeutic intervention in patients with high-risk smoldering multiple myeloma." Ghobrial is also co-principal investigator of the Center for Prevention of Progression of Blood Cancers at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center....

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