Multiple Myeloma in Elderly and Frail Patients: Treatment Considerations and Challenges
Ajay Chari, MD
Associae Professor of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Prashant Kapoor, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Brea Lipe MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Rochester Medical Center
Joseph Mikhael, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FACP
Professor, Applied Cancer Research and Drug Discovery
Translational Genomics Research Institute, City of Hope Cancer Center
Ashley Rosko, MD
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
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This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of U.S. hematologists, medical oncologists, and other health-care professionals (physicians, physicians-in-training, oncology nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, etc) who are involved and/or interested in the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma, lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, and myeloproliferative neoplasms.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Explain the significance of the underrepresentation of the elderly (65+) and/ pr frail polulation in MM clinical trails
- Utilize clinical data to develop individual treatment plans for elderly patients, considering frailty and factors such as comorbidities and susceptibility to adverse events
- Identify R/R MM management strategies, incorporating novel therapeutic targets to overcome the challenges of tolerability, AEs, and managing comorbidities
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Release Date: August 23 2022
Expiration Date: August 22, 2023
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Ajai Chari, MD: Advisory Board, Consultant, Grant/Research Support - Amgen; Consultant - Antengene; Consultant - Bristol Myers Squibb; Advisory Board, Consultant, Grant/Research Support - Celgene; Grant/Research Support - GSK; Advisory Board, Consultant, Grant/Research Support - Janssen; Advisory Board, Consultant - Karyopharm; Grant/Research Support - Novartis Pharmaceuticals; Grant/Research Support - Oncopeptides; Grant/Research Support - Pharmacyclics; Advisory Board - Sanofi; Advisory Board, Grant/Research Support - Seattle Genetics; Advisory Board, Consultant, Grant/Research Support - Takeda
Brea Lipe, MD: Consultant - AbbVie; Grant/Research Support - Amgen; Consultant - Bristol Myers Squibb; Consultant - GSK; Consultant - Janssen; Advisory Board - Takeda
Prashant Kapoor: Advisory Board, Grant/Research Support - AbbVIe; Grant/Research Support - Amgen; Advisory Board - BeiGene; Consultant - Cellectar; Advisory Board - GlaxoSmithKline; Grant/Research Support - Ichnos Sciences; Grant/Research Support - Janssen; Advisory Board, Grant/Research Support - Karyopharm; Grant/Research Support - Loxo Oncology; Advisory Board - Onopeptides; Advisory Board - Pharmacyclics; Grant/Research Support - Regeneron; Grant/Research Support - Takeda/Millennium
Joseph R. Mikhael, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FACP: Consultant - Amgen; Consultant - Bristol Myers Squibb; Consultant - Janssen; Consultant - Karyopharm; Consultant - Oncopeptides; Consultant - Sanofi; Consultant - Takeda
Ashley Rosko: Consultant - Curio Science; Consultant, Other Financial or Material Support, Special Government Employee - FDA; Consultant - Medscape CME; Consultant - Onclive
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Wound Clinic, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California
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