February 17th, 2012

Best Responses Ever in Amyloidosis With Myeloma Drug Combo

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… Joseph Mikhael, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FACP, from the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Arizona, and colleagues report results from a retrospective series of 17 patients with a median follow-up of 21 months… Some of the results, such as the 94% response rate and the 71% complete response rate, are unprecedented, Dr. Mikhael said in an interview. "Although I am cognizant that these are preliminary results from small studies, I am excited.... These results will have to be corroborated in larger studies, but this combination holds great promise."

Medscape, by Zosia Chustecka, 02/16/2012

Tags: Joseph Mikhael, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Research, retrospective series

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