Conference Dates: May 17, 2007
Conference Location: Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
Sponsoring Group: MMRF and Northwestern Univ. Feinberg School of Medicine
Conference Web Page URL: www.multiplemyeloma.org/symposia
Conference Objectives: Provide a comprehensive overview of the latest information about multiple myeloma biological and clinical research.
Who Should Attend: Hematologists, Medical Oncologists, Oncology Nurses, Internists with recently diagnosed patients
Registration Information: Visitwww.multiplemyeloma.org/symposia for details and registration.
Conference Fees: Free
Continuing Education: Yes
Miscellany: Complimentary dinner
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.
May 3, 2012