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Have early mortality trends in myeloma changed over the last 40 years?

Dec 13, 2019

The Multiple Myeloma Hub is pleased to present a series of expert interviews from the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) meeting in Orlando, US. In this video, Sikander Ailawadhi, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, US, answers the question: Have early mortality trends in myeloma changed over the last 40 years?

Sikander Ailawadhi focused on a study showing that over the last 40 years there has been a decrease in patients who die within the first six months of multiple myeloma diagnosis. Factors such as sex and geography, are associated with early mortality.

Have early mortality trends in myeloma changed over the last 40 years?