Multiple Myeloma Posts on Medivizor
Navigation Menu

Multiple Myeloma Posts on Medivizor

Can pomalidomide improve multiple myeloma treatment?

Can pomalidomide improve multiple myeloma treatment?

Posted by on Oct 17, 2021 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at pomalidomide (Pomalyst) for patients with multiple myeloma (MM) which had returned after previous treatment. It found that adding pomalidomide to Vd (bortezomib, dexamethasone) led to better outcomes than Vd alone. Some background MM is a blood cancer in adults. Myeloma cells are cancerous versions of plasma cells,...

Read More

Evaluating teclistamab for patients with recurrent or unresponsive multiple myeloma

Evaluating teclistamab for patients with recurrent or unresponsive multiple myeloma

Posted by on Oct 9, 2021 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of teclistamab (JNJ-64007957) for patients with recurrent or unresponsive multiple myeloma (MM). This study concluded that this treatment was safe and showed promising effectiveness for these patients. Some background Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer of the bone marrow that can...

Read More

Effects of combined treatment with venetoclax, daratumumab and dexamethasone with or without bortezomib in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.

Effects of combined treatment with venetoclax, daratumumab and dexamethasone with or without bortezomib in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.

Posted by on Sep 19, 2021 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of a venetoclax (Venclexta), daratumumab (Darzalex), and dexamethasone (Decadron combination with or without bortezomib (Velcade) in patients with relapsed or refractory (RR) multiple myeloma (MM). The authors concluded that these treatment combinations produced high...

Read More

How effective is a netupitant and palonosetron combination in preventing nausea and vomiting in patients with multiple myeloma?

How effective is a netupitant and palonosetron combination in preventing nausea and vomiting in patients with multiple myeloma?

Posted by on Sep 16, 2021 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study assessed the effectiveness of netupitant/palonosetron (NEPA; Akynzeo) in preventing nausea and vomiting in patients with multiple myeloma (MM) while receiving high-dose melphalan (HDM; Alkeran) and autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT). The data showed that NEPA, without dexamethasone (DXM; Decadron), was...

Read More

Effectiveness of VCD-VTD therapy for older patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.

Effectiveness of VCD-VTD therapy for older patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.

Posted by on Sep 12, 2021 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study assessed the effects of administering personalized doses of VCD (bortezomib, cyclophosphamide, and dexamethasone) followed by VTD (bortezomib, thalidomide, and dexamethasone) in older patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (NDMM). The data showed high response rates and safety in these patients. Some background...

Read More

Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of ciltacabtagene autoleucel for the treatment of patients with unresponsive multiple myeloma.

Evaluating the effectiveness and safety of ciltacabtagene autoleucel for the treatment of patients with unresponsive multiple myeloma.

Posted by on Aug 29, 2021 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of ciltacabtagene autoleucel (cilta-cel), a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy for patients with previously treated relapsed or refractory (r/r) multiple myeloma (MM). The data showed that a single dose of cilta-cel was safe and effective for the treatment of these...

Read More

Adding isatuximab to carfilzomib and dexamethasone therapy for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma.

Adding isatuximab to carfilzomib and dexamethasone therapy for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma.

Posted by on Aug 22, 2021 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of adding isatuximab (Sarclisa) to carfilzomib (Kyprolis) and dexamethasone (Decadron) combination (Kd) for patients with previously treated relapsed multiple myeloma (MM). The data showed that adding isatuximab to the Kd regimen reduced the risk of disease progression or death for these...

Read More

How useful is a carfilzomib, bendamustine, and dexamethasone treatment combination for hard-to-treat multiple myeloma?

How useful is a carfilzomib, bendamustine, and dexamethasone treatment combination for hard-to-treat multiple myeloma?

Posted by on Aug 15, 2021 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reported the safety and effectiveness of a combination of carfilzomib (Kyprolis), bendamustine (Treanda), and dexamethasone (Decadron) for patients with relapsed or refractory (r/r) multiple myeloma (MM). The data showed that a combination of carfilzomib, bendamustine, and dexamethasone (CBd) showed promising...

Read More

Comparing the outcomes of proteasome inhibitors versus immunomodulators as maintenance therapy for patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.

Comparing the outcomes of proteasome inhibitors versus immunomodulators as maintenance therapy for patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.

Posted by on Aug 15, 2021 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the outcomes of proteasome inhibitors (PIs) versus immunomodulators (IMs) as maintenance therapy for patients with newly diagnosed MM. The data showed that PIs maintenance increased the survival outcomes compared to IMs in these patients. Some background Multiple myeloma (MM) is a type of cancer that comes from blood...

Read More

Searching for patients with unresponsive multiple myeloma to trial an experimental treatment.

Searching for patients with unresponsive multiple myeloma to trial an experimental treatment.

Posted by on Aug 15, 2021 in Multiple Myeloma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial aims to assess the safety and effectiveness of an experimental drug, CYT-0851 in the treatment of B-cell and solid tumors, including multiple myeloma (MM), that have come back or are no longer responsive to treatments. The main outcomes to be measured are the side effects and the overall response to the treatment. This trial is...

Read More