By Jennifer Ahlstrom | Posted - Jul 26th, 2016

 

 

 

 

Oral Myeloma Treatment Options: Do They Matter to You?

New, all-oral combinations are now available for the treatment of multiple myeloma with the introduction of the new proteasome inhibitor ixazomib. As more all-oral options become available, how important is that for you? Would you use them? Are they better for you than infusions? Here's your chance to weigh in.

A graduate student is doing a study called Treating Multiple Myeloma and the Unknown:  Patient Acceptability and Preference to Route of Treatment.

This is a research project to help understand the pros and cons of oral, IV and other methods of treatment for myeloma. Learning more about your preferences will help other patients evaluate their options and help drug companies know how important that is to you so they know what to develop.

Answer a few questions in this survey about your preferences for oral vs. injected chemo by clicking this link:

Oral vs. IV Myeloma Treatment Survey

 
Jennifer Ahlstrom
About the Author

Jennifer Ahlstrom - Jenny A - Myeloma survivor, patient advocate, wife, mom of 6. Believer that patients can help accelerate a cure by weighing in and participating in clinical trials. Founder of Myeloma Crowd, Myeloma Crowd Radio, HealthTree and the CrowdCare Foundation.

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