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Dr Faith Davies, NYU Langone Hospital, New York, USA, explains in this video the pre-clinical myeloma updates presented in the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting 2019 and why are those important to patients. Continue reading

 

Along with CAR-T cell treatment, bispecific antibodies has been one of the most important topics discussed at the American Society (ASH) Annual Meeting. This family of drugs has shown very promising results in early phases of clinical trials in heavily pre-treated myeloma patients. Dr Mohamad Mohty, Head of Haematology and and Celular Therapy Department, Saint-Antoine Hospital and University Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France, summarises for Myeloma Patients Europe (MPE) the most important updates on bispecific antibodies at ASH 2019. Continue reading

 

Real World Evidence (RWE) is becoming more and more important not only for clinicians but also for scientific meetings such as the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting. Dr Faith Davies, NYU Langone Hospital, New York, USA, summarises in this video the most important updates regarding Real World Evidence in myeloma presented at ASH 2019. Continue reading

Minimal Residual Disease (MRD) is one of the big topics in myeloma. Different techniques to measure MRD and new data about its role in predicting the risk of relapse are some of the topics discussed during the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting. In this video Dr Francesca Gay, University of Torino, Italy, explains for Myeloma Patients Europe (MPE) what was presented at ASH 2019 regarding MRD and the unanswered questions about its role as a surrogate endpoint. Continue reading

 

CAR-T cell therapy is one of the most promising treatments in a number of types of cancer. In myeloma, very promising results were presented during the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting. Dr Mohamad Mohty, Head of Haematology and and celular therapy department, Saint-Antoine Hospital and University Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France, summarises for Myeloma Patients Europe (MPE) the most important CAR-T cells updates in myeloma at ASH. Continue reading

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

Dr Faith Davies, NYU Langone Hospital, New York, USA, summarises in this video the most important myeloma updates presented at ASH 2019. Continue reading

 

ASH 2019 – Orlando. The big “late-breaking” news at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting are the results of the phase III Candor trial. Dr Katja Weisel, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany, explains for Myeloma Patients Europe (MPE) in this video the main results of this clinical trial. Continue reading

Dr Moshe Gatt, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem (Israel) summarised for Myeloma Patients Europe (MPE) the main updates on AL amyloidosis presented at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting held from 7 to 10 December 2019 in Orlando, Florida, USA. Continue reading

 

ASH 2019, Orlando – Even though autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation (AHCT), a form of stem cell therapy, is an effective treatment for multiple myeloma, only four out of 10 patients receive this therapy. Myeloma occurs most often in people over 60 and the age is usually the main reason for avoiding this procedure. Continue reading

 

ASH 2019, Orlando – Belantamab mafodotin is a new myeloma drug that has shown very promising results. The clinical trial Dreamm-3 was presented yesterday at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annaul Congress and it is expected to be the European approval trial for this drug.

Dr Katja Weisel, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany, explains for Myeloma Patients Europe (MPE) what we need to know about this first-in-class drug. Continue reading