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#AskDrDurie is the IMF’s weekly web series, hosted by IMF Chairman Dr. Brian Durie, which answers questions of broad audience interest about myeloma. If you have a question that might be of interest to the general myeloma community, please send it to AskDrDurie@myeloma.org for consideration. Thank you!

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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06.18.14   #AskDrDurie: Are there maintenance therapy recommendations for myeloma patients with t(4;14)?

In this episode of #AskDrDurie, IMF Chairman and Co-Founder Dr. Brian G.M. Durie addresses a question about what kind of maintenance therapy is recommended for those myeloma patients who have the t(4;14) chromosome abnormality.


06.12.14   #AskDrDurie: Are clinical trials part of the Black Swan Research Initiative(R), and if so, how can I participate?

In this episode of #AskDrDurie, Dr. Brian Durie, IMF Chairman and Co-Founder, talks about the Black Swan Research Initiative(R)'s various clinical trials and how eligible patients can get more information and potentially participate in them.


06.04.14   #AskDrDurie: How does the new flow cytometry testing for MRD compare to molecular testing?

In this episode of #AskDrDurie, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, IMF Chairman and Co-Founder, discusses the sensitivity and accessibility of the flow cytometry method of MRD testing. 


05.22.14   #AskDrDurie: Are PET/CT scans useful for a patient with MGUS?

In this episode of #AskDrDurie, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, IMF Chairman, explains what MGUS means and why PET/CT scans are the most effective way to exclude unsuspected lesions that may occur in patients.


05.15.14   #AskDrDurie: In light of Tom Brokaw's recent myeloma diagnosis, is better early screening required?"

In this episode of #AskDrDurie, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie, IMF Chairman, discusses the importance of early detection screenings in order to diagnose myeloma. Find out why there is a constant need for awareness and monitoring of any changes in test results.


05.08.14   #AskDrDurie: Should Patients With Similar Types of Myeloma Form Separate Support Groups?

05.01.14   #AskDrDurie: If Myeloma Is Diagnosed, Is It Okay to Start With A Holistic Type of Approach First?

02.28.14   #AskDrDurie: My Maintenance was Stopped Because the Side Effects were Too Bad. How Common is That?

02.20.14   #AskDrDurie: My Doctor Thinks the Myeloma Treatment is Damaging my Liver: Is That Correct?

02.14.14   #AskDrDurie: Is Stopping Pomalidomide After 1 Month Okay?

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