The treatment of multiple myeloma

By | April 14, 2012

Treatment of multiple myeloma : thalidomide can be used ten or M2 program TD regimen. VAD can be applied to cases of resistance programs or EDAP program, chemotherapy achieved complete remission after chemotherapy to the original 4 – 6 cycles as consolidation treatment.
After completion of consolidation therapy to maintenance treatment program: one after the completion of consolidation therapy in patients in complete remission maintenance therapy to treat that. Given – interferon 3 million – 600 million, 3 times / week, continuing more than six months. Injection of interferon therapy on the unconditional, withdrawal observation.
Where the age of 65 years of age, chemotherapy, and (or) radiotherapy effective, in general, should strive to be strong as well, chemotherapy with peripheral blood stem cell transplantation itself, prolong survival and long-term survival.
Cervical, thoracic and lumbar osteolytic lesion may result in paraplegia, please Orthopedics, "diseases and artificial vertebral body replacement inter vertebral fixation."
The treatment of multiple myeloma with local radiotherapy for the palliation of severe local pain patients. Half-length radiation (upper or lower body radiotherapy may be needed depending on conditions) instead of the whole body chemotherapy for resistant cases.

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