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What Are the Long-Term Effects of Myeloma Treatment?

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Published on January 30, 2019

At a recent town meeting in Atlanta, an audience member wants to know more about the long-term effects of the multiple myeloma therapy lenalidomide (Revlimid) on the body. Myeloma expert Dr. Jonathan Kaufman, from the Winship Cancer Institute, responds by explaining potential risks for patients on maintenance therapy and shares how patients can stay proactive throughout their treatment journey. 

This town meeting is sponsored by Amgen, Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Adaptive Biotechnologies. It is produced by Patient Power in partnership with Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.

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Transcript | What Are the Long-Term Effects of Myeloma Treatment?

Please remember the opinions expressed on Patient Power are not necessarily the views of our sponsors, contributors, partners or Patient Power. Our discussions are not a substitute for seeking medical advice or care from your own doctor. That's how you’ll get care that's most appropriate for you.

Please remember the opinions expressed on Patient Power are not necessarily the views of our sponsors, contributors, partners or Patient Power. Our discussions are not a substitute for seeking medical advice or care from your own doctor. That’s how you’ll get care that’s most appropriate for you.

Audience Member:

Now, having said that, having myeloma, now that patients are living a long time, having myeloma or being on Revlimid doesn't protect you from getting other cancers, and everybody should still do their age-appropriate screening for other cancers.  

Please remember the opinions expressed on Patient Power are not necessarily the views of our sponsors, contributors, partners or Patient Power. Our discussions are not a substitute for seeking medical advice or care from your own doctor. That’s how you’ll get care that’s most appropriate for you.