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Is multiple myeloma is still not curable?
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Not curable
There are many treatments for multiple myeloma and the survival of patients with myeloma is much better than 10 years ago.
But we still do not consider this a curable disease.

In brief: Not curable
There are many treatments for multiple myeloma and the survival of patients with myeloma is much better than 10 years ago.
But we still do not consider this a curable disease.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: 1 day hopefully not
One day, i'd like to quit saying that multiple myeloma is incurable disease, we have so many medication- biological chemo, transplantation that we can offer to treat this disease.
Newer medication is more potent and able to give a very good response and increase survival of patient. However, for now we can't yet cure this disease. Allogeneic transplant would be the only thing that can cure myeloma.

In brief: 1 day hopefully not
One day, i'd like to quit saying that multiple myeloma is incurable disease, we have so many medication- biological chemo, transplantation that we can offer to treat this disease.
Newer medication is more potent and able to give a very good response and increase survival of patient. However, for now we can't yet cure this disease. Allogeneic transplant would be the only thing that can cure myeloma.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
However, its high transplant-related mortality, the advanced age of patients, and donor limitations restrict this treatment to a small number of patients, and remains an investigative approach
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