When is salvage therapy indicated in the treatment of multiple myeloma?

Updated: Aug 14, 2019
  • Author: Sara J Grethlein, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Salvage therapy is used in the following [13] :

  • Patients who have relapse following allogeneic or autologous stem cell transplant

  • Patients with primary progressive disease following initial autologous or allogeneic stem cell transplant

  • Patients who are ineligible for stem cell transplant with progressive or relapsing disease after initial induction therapy

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