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More than 900 myeloma abstracts (posters and oral sessions) will be presented in the largest world congress of hematology: the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting 2019 that will be held from 7 to 10 December 2019 in Orlando, Florida, USA. Continue reading

 

Myeloma Patients Europe (MPE) is holding another round of Myeloma Community Advisory Board (Myeloma-CAB) meetings from 17 – 18 November in Munich, Germany. The Myeloma-CAB focuses on providing patient perspectives and advice on clinical development in myeloma, challenges in access to myeloma medicines and patient engagement in myeloma research and development. These meeting ensure meaningful and systematic engagement with the patient community in Europe. Continue reading

 

The randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind Phase 3 clinical trial TOURMALINE-MM4 showed significant improvement in Progression-Free Survival (PFS) of Ixazomib (commercialised by Takeda as Ninlaro) as first line maintenance therapy versus placebo in adult myeloma patients not treated with stem cell transplantation. This clinical trial is the first industry sponsored phase 3 trial to explore the concept of “switch” maintenance, the use of medicines not included in initial induction therapy, in this setting. Continue reading

 

The professional society for health economics and outcomes research, ISPOR, organises its annual meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark. From 2 to 6 November experts attending this meeting will debate value in healthcare beyond cost-containment and short-term interventions. Continue reading

More than 3.900 abstracts have been submitted to the European Society for Medical Oncology Congress (ESMO) Annual Congress which will be held from 27 September to 1st October 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Continue reading