Marc Braunstein, MD, PhD | Authors

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Treatment of Smoldering Myeloma Delays Disease Progression, Yet Questions Remain

November 06, 2019

There are many greatdebates in the field of multiple myeloma, and one that is becoming increasingly relevant in the era of modern therapies is whether or not to treat patients with asymptomatic disease. While the etiology of MM remains unknown, a major advancement in understanding myeloma pathogenesis has been the observation that all patientsprogress, albeit at differing rates, through an asymptomatic phase of either monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance or smoldering MM.