Dr. Sagar Lonial on Treating Patients With Smoldering Multiple Myeloma

Sagar Lonial, MD, professor, School of Medicine, executive vice chair, Department of Hematology & Medical Oncology, chief medical officer, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, discusses whether or not to treat patients with smoldering multiple myeloma (SMM), or asymptomatic myeloma.

Sagar Lonial, MD, professor, School of Medicine, executive vice chair, Department of Hematology & Medical Oncology, chief medical officer, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, discusses whether or not to treat patients with smoldering multiple myeloma (SMM), or asymptomatic myeloma. Lonial suggests that rather than treat SMM, oncologists should move SMM patients who may need earlier treatment into the myeloma category.