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How Are Myeloma Patients Treated Based On Frailty?
Posted: Aug 22, 2022
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HealthTree University: Geriatric Care and Myeloma

Age doesn't determine who is eligible for treatment, however your fitness level does. Discover the guidelines used by myeloma specialists to determine your fitness level and how to treat myeloma based off of your health in these videos. You can watch the entire course on HealthTree University.

39.05    Do guidelines exist to help the treating physician modify treatment based on frailty?


39.06    What are the different approaches to fitness based care?


39.07    Is under-treating fit geriatric patients a concern?


39.08    How do immunotherapies play a role in frail patients?


39.09    What does the future of geriatric treatment look like for myeloma patients?


We’d like to thank our faculty who donated their time in creating these videos, including:

  • Shakira Grant, MBBS

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The author Cynthia Chmielewski

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Cynthia Chmielewski

Cynthia (Cindy) Chmielewski is a professional educator and myeloma advocate. As a former teacher, she now teaches myeloma patients how to advocate for themselves as the Director of HealthTree University. You can follow her on Twitter @myelomateacher

Thanks to our HealthTree Community for Multiple Myeloma Sponsors:

Johnson and Johnson
Bristol Myers Squibb

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