Multiple myeloma in the very old: an IASIA conference report.

@article{Tuchman2014MultipleMI,
  title={Multiple myeloma in the very old: an IASIA conference report.},
  author={Sascha A Tuchman and Gary R. Shapiro and William B. Ershler and Ashraf A Badros and Harvey Jay Cohen and Angela Dispenzieri and Irene Q Flores and Bindu Kanapuru and Donald A Jurivich and Dan L. Longo and Ali Nourbakhsh and Antonio Palumbo and Jeremy D. Walston and Jerome I W Yates},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2014},
  volume={106 5}
}
Multiple myeloma (MM) in patients aged greater than 80 years poses an increasingly common challenge for oncology providers. A multidisciplinary workshop was held in which MM-focused hematologists/oncologists, geriatricians, and associated health-care team members discussed the state of research for MM therapy, as well as themes from geriatric medicine that pertain directly to this patient population. A summary statement of our discussions is presented here, in which we highlight several topics… CONTINUE READING
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