Improving Myeloma Outcomes

Ajai Chari, MD

Video Categories: Hematological Malignancies

Dr. Ajai Chari discusses the ultimate goal of improving therapy for myeloma patients. He mentions the COMPASS study, which is working to collect a database of clinical and scientific information on 1000 patients. In the interim, there are some clues, such as an understanding of certain high-molecular-risk patients and some evidence of certain subgroups that have increased response to some new drugs. This allows physicians to be more selective for those who are most likely to benefit from certain therapies.
July 29, 2015

The Status of the Standard of Care for Cancer Patients

Dr. Alex Adjei discusses how the standard of care for cancer patients has improved overt he last few years, but there is still a great need for new treatments designed to help a broader range of cancer patients.

July 29, 2015

Incorporating Value into Treatment Decision

Dr. S. Yosuf Zafar talks about understanding and considering value from a societal perspective as well as value from the patient’s perspective when making decisions about cost-effectiveness.