Treatment of Myeloma: Cure vs Control

Rajkumar, S. Vincent
October 2008
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2008, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p1142
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the cure versus control issue in treating myeloma. He notes that cure versus control is the dominant philosophical difference behind many strategies, trials and debates related to myeloma management. He argues that myeloma will undoubtedly be the preferred therapeutic goal of most patients and physicians if its cure is possible. For him, myeloma is generally not considered a curable disease.


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