Fast Five Quiz: Multiple Myeloma Management

Joshua Richter, MD

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May 13, 2021

Erythropoietin-stimulating agents are used either alone or in conjunction with chemotherapy in multiple myeloma to induce erythropoiesis and treat anemia, which can lead to a significant improvement in a patient's performance status and quality of life.

Chemotherapy is used to reduce the burden of disease. Bisphosphonates promote bone healing and provide secondary prophylaxis against skeletal-related events. Immunosuppressants modify the body's immune response by inhibiting key factors in the immune system.

Learn more about treatments used in multiple myeloma.

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