A New Drug for Relapsed/Refractory Myeloma Patients: Melflufen
A New Drug for Relapsed/Refractory Myeloma Patients: Melflufen image
Apr 02, 2021 / 07:00PM - 08:00PM EDT
Relapsed/Refractory Myeloma Chapter

Event Description

A new treatment for multiple myeloma called melflufen (PEPAXTO®) was recently FDA-approved for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma patients who have received at least four prior lines of therapy. Join us to hear Dr. Agne Paner of Rush University explain what the new therapy is, who qualifies for it, when it should be considered and how it works. Come with questions for the Q&A!

Schedule & Agenda

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Introductions
07:00PM
Jenny Ahlstrom
Jenny introduces the new Myeloma Community Chapter, the event agenda, and our featured speaker, Dr. Agne Paner. 
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Presentation
07:05PM
Dr. Agne Paner
Dr. Paner explains what the melflufen is, who qualifies for it, and how it works. Come with questions! 
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Questions and Answers
07:40PM
Audience
Ask your questions about this new treatment to Dr. Paner! 

Speakers & Moderators

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 Myeloma Crowd by HealthTree and the HealthTree Foundation.

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The panelist Dr. Agne Paner
Dr. Agne Paner

Dr. Paner is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Multiple Myeloma and Amyloidosis Program at Rush Medical College. Her research interests include clinical trials with innovative approaches to the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma and amyloidosis. She had hands-on experience in the HORIZON trial. She has been treating multiple myeloma for over 10 years and takes care of about 200 patients with multiple myeloma a year.

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