Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma News

  • Obesity-Associated Cancer Shifting to Younger People During the past 17 years, new cases of obesity-associated cancers have been increasing among younger age groups, with racial and ethnic minorities disproportionately affected.
  • Family Members at Higher Risk for Blood Cancers First-degree relatives of a patient with blood cancer are at an increased risk of also being diagnosed, suggesting a shared etiology across hematologic malignancies.

Multiple Myeloma Perspective

  • Smoldering Multiple Myeloma: Dangerous Precursor   Revised criteria for multiple myeloma and an array of effective, well-tolerated myeloma drugs have prompted hematologists to assess the benefit of treating smoldering multiple myeloma.
  • Top News From ASCO 2019: Slideshow Highlights include potentially practice-changing data on immunotherapy for head and neck cancer, as well new data for breast, lung, prostate and pancreatic cancer.