What are the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) general treatment recommendations for multiple myeloma (MM)?

Updated: May 11, 2021
  • Author: Dhaval Shah, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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 National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) general treatment recommendations for symptomatic multiple myeloma (MM) include the following [2] :

  • A single autologous stem cell transplant is the preferred approach in transplant-eligible patients
  • A second (tandem) autologous stem cell transplant is recommended for patients who relapse more than 12 mo after the first transplant

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