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Can You Get a Kidney Transplant with Multiple Myeloma?
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Myeloma Patients with Kidney Involvement
event Mar 14, 2024 / 01:00PM - 02:00PM EDT

Event Description

Myeloma patients with kidney disease are often in a precarious position in which both their kidneys and their myeloma need to be treated simultaneously.
In rare cases, myeloma patients' kidney function does not improve with myeloma treatment and a kidney transplant may be necessary. Attend the meeting to get answers to the following questions:

  • Who truly needs a transplant?
  • Is a transplant possible if the patient has active myeloma?
  • How long will the patient need to stop active treatment if they have a kidney transplant?
  • How are patients with kidney involvement monitored differently than those with "standard" myeloma?

We look forward to seeing you there and answering your questions!

Schedule & Agenda

The panelist Audrey Burton-Bethke
Introductions
1:00 PM
Audrey Burton-Bethke

Audrey introduces the agenda of the event and our featured speaker Dr. Naresh Bumma.

The panelist Dr. Naresh Bumma
Presentation
1:05 PM
Dr. Naresh Bumma

Dr. Naresh Bumma talks about kidney transplants with myeloma.

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Questions and Answers
1:35 PM
Audience

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Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Audrey Burton-Bethke
Audrey Burton-Bethke

Audrey joined the HealthTree Foundation as the Myeloma Community Program Director in 2020. While not knowing much about myeloma at the start, she has since worked hard to educate herself, empathize and learn from others' experiences. She loves this job. Audrey is passionate about serving others, loves learning, and enjoys a nice mug of hot chocolate no matter the weather.

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The panelist Dr. Naresh Bumma
Dr. Naresh Bumma

I am a hematologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of plasma cell disorders, such as multiple myeloma and amyloidosis. These disorders are intricately intertwined with the immune system and my research focus on harnessing the power of the human body’s immune system to treat and cure cancer.

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