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Dr. James R. Berenson discusses his use of myeloma therapies in a variety of combinations to target myeloma but to also address quality of life issues
Dr. James R. Berenson discusses his use of myeloma therapies in a variety of combinations to target myeloma but to also address quality of life issues image
HealthTree Podcast for Multiple Myeloma
event Sep 06, 2013 / 11:00AM MDT

Event Description

Dr. James R. Berenson, MD Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research Interview date: September 6, 2013 

On this week's show, Dr. James R. Berenson of the Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research discusses his unique approach to use myeloma therapies in a variety of combinations that looks at dosing, ordering and scheduling to both treat the myeloma while at the same time addressing quality of life issues. He discusses how resistance to one type of myeloma therapy doesn't necessarily mean resistance to others in that same drug class. He also discusses how his Institute and clinic enable him to investigate new targets in a shorter time frame.   The live mPatient Myeloma Radio podcast with Dr. Berenson

Schedule & Agenda

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Discussion
11:00AM
Dr James R. Berenson & Jenny Ahlstrom

Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Dr. James Berenson
Dr. James Berenson

Dr. Berenson founded the Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research (IMBCR) in 2003 and serves as its Medical and Scientific Director: A mission-driven 501(C)3 non-profit institute is committed to advance the monitoring and treatment of multiple myeloma (MM) by connecting possibility through scientific innovation leading to personalized and continuous optimized patient care. Dr. Berenson has authored nearly 300 peer-reviewed publications and contributed to multiple book chapters. He has served as a member of the National Institutes of Health – Center for Scientific Review, Clinical Oncology Study Section and is a member of the Scientific Boards of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation and the International Myeloma Foundation. Dr. Berenson has also served on both the Foundation and the Scientific Boards of the Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Society. Additionally, Dr Berenson is Section Editor for Supportive Cancer Therapy and on the Editorial Board of: Annals of Hematology, Annals of Oncology, British Journal of Hematology, Clinical Advances in Hematology & Oncology, Clinical Cancer Research, Clinical Lymphoma & Myeloma, Critical Reviews in Oncogenesis, Targeted Oncology, and provides Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care.

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The panelist Jennifer Ahlstrom
Jennifer Ahlstrom

Myeloma survivor, patient advocate, wife, mom of 6. Believer that patients can help accelerate a cure by weighing in and participating in clinical research. Founder of the HealthTree Foundation.

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