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IMF Chairman and Co-Founder Brian G.M. Durie, MD welcomes your questions about the latest myeloma treatments, research, controversies and quality of life issues. If you have a question you think might be of interest to the myeloma community, please send to askdrdurie@myeloma.org! For questions of a specific personal nature, please call the IMF InfoLine coordinators at 800.452.2873 or email them at infoline@myeloma.org.

Our archives are brimming with useful information directed at - and asked by - patients, caregivers, and other interested parties... so please watch the episodes below, and share them as much as possible so that others may benefit!


 

 

 

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06.25.15   What kinds of scan can determine if bone pain indicates new myeloma disease?

In this week's video, Dr. Brian Durie talks about the different imaging scans that can be used to determine if bone pain indicates new myeloma disease.

Bottom line:

It's very important for every patient to know via repeated scanning if new bone pain is significant.


06.18.15   How common is toxoplasmosis infection?

In this week's video, Dr. Brian Durie tackles the question on how common toxoplasmosis is and how multiple myeloma patients can protect themselves.

The Bottom Line: Patients need to work with their doctors to detect infections and make sure they are treated.


06.10.15   What are the practical details of FISH testing?

In this week's video, Dr. Brian Durie discusses the practical details of Flourescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH) testing.


06.03.15   Whats the latest update on the Black Swan Research Initiative®?

In this week's video, Dr. Brian Durie gives an update on the exciting developments happening on the Black Swan Research Initiative®.

 


05.27.15   Is the combination of Kyprolis, Cytoxan and dexamethasone available as a treatment?

In this week's video, Dr. Brian Durie answers a patient's question if the combination of Kyprolis, Cytoxan, and dexamethasone is available as a treatment.


05.21.15   Are veterans with myeloma a unique population?

In this week's video, Dr. Brian Durie answers the question "Are veterans with myeloma a unique population?" Dr. Durie also talked about the challenges that veterans face to get the best care available to them. For more information about veterans with myeloma you can visit: www.veterans.myeloma.org .


05.13.15   How does myeloma affect the immune system?

In this week's video, Dr. Brian Durie discusses how does myeloma affect the immune system and what can be done for the iHommune system to work better.


05.07.15   What is IVIG?

In this week's #AskDrDurie video, IMF Chairman Dr. Brian Durie discusses how Intravenous Immunogloblin is being used as a treatment option for multiple myeloma.


04.30.15   Is chiropractic care an option for patients with myeloma?

In this episode of #AskDrDurie, IMF Chairman Dr. Brian Durie discusses the risks that can come with chiropractic care for patients with myeloma. He also offers some alternative therapeutic options for those who need them.


04.23.15   Does pomalidomide work on a myeloma patient that has not had a response with other iMiDs?

In this episode of #AskDrDurie, IMF Chairman Dr. Brian Durie discusses the success a myeloma patient can have with pomalidomide, even if that patient has not had a response with other drugs in the iMiD category.


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