Multiple Myeloma Patient Care: Treatment Options and Nursing Considerations

Ultima Vez Modificado: 1 de abril del 2007

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Conference Dates: April 26, 2007
Conference Location: Mandalay Bay North Convention Center - Las Vegas, NV

Sponsoring Group: MMRF, PIM and Curatio CME Institute

Conference Web Page URL: http://events.axis-healthcare.com/profile/web/index.cfm?PKwebID=0x543579a9

Topics Covered: This symposium seeks to provide oncology nurses with a clinically focused overview of current and emerging therapeutic options, as well as strategies to control symptoms and side effects for patients with newly diagnosed or relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.

Conference Objectives: Provide an overview of current and emerging therapeutic options and direction on the control of symptoms and side effects in patients with newly diagnosed or relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.

Who Should Attend: Oncology Nurses

Registration Information: To register, visit http://events.axis-healthcare.com/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x175193ab9

Conference Fees: Free

Continuing Education: Yes

Miscellany: This educational activity for 1.5 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM).


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Related study shows that survival decreases with age in multiple myeloma patients

Mar 9, 2010 - The presence and number of focal lesions detected by whole-body magnetic resonance imaging strongly predicts the conversion of asymptomatic multiple myeloma to symptomatic disease, according to a study published online Feb. 22 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. In a related study in the same issue, researchers report that survival after treatment for multiple myeloma decreases with age.



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