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Title: The belgian 2010 consensus recommendations for the treatment of multiple myeloma
Authors: Schots, R ×
Delforge, Michel
Andre, M
Bries, G
Caers, J
Demuynck, H
De Prijck, B
De Samblanx, H
Kentos, A
Meuleman, N
Offner, F
Vekemans, M. C
Vande Broek, I
Van Droogenbroeck, J
Van De Velde, An
Wu, K. L
Doyen, C #
Issue Date: Jul-2010
Publisher: Acta clinica belgica
Series Title: Acta Clinica Belgica vol:65 issue:4 pages:252-264
Abstract: Since the introduction of novel therapeutic agents including thalidomide, lenalidomide and bortezomib, the prognosis of multiple myeloma (MM) has significantly improved. These agents have been incorporated into numerous treatment schedules for newly diagnosed as well as more advanced MM patients. Hence, the therapeutic options for MM have become more complex and subject to rapid changes. The multiple myeloma study group (MMSG) of the Belgian Hematological Society has established recommendations for the treatment of MM as based on an extensive review of the literature which is also summarized in this paper. The recommendations are the result of a consensus opinion between haematologists with experience in the field and representing most haematology centres in Belgium. Where applicable, reimbursement criteria are also taken into account. The consensus recommendations should be a reference for use by clinical haematologists in daily practice.
ISSN: 1784-3286
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Hematology Section (-)
× corresponding author
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