PMID: 19093334Dec 20, 2008

Multiple myeloma: epidemiology and therapeutic options

Managed Care
Joseph M Tuscano


Myeloma remains an incurable disease, but its management has significantly improved with the introduction of novel treatment agents. Variations in both disease manifestation and patient response to treatment have personalized approaches to care.

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Antineoplastic Chemotherapy Protocols
Incurable Diseases
Hemopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
Clinical Oncology
Multiple Myeloma
Patient Care Management

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