Segment 1 - Diagnosis and Prognosis of Multiple Myeloma

Moderator Michael Chernew, PhD, co-editor-in-chief, The American Journal of Managed Care, and professor, Leonard D. Schaeffer School of Healthcare Policy, Harvard, leads a panel discussion on multiple myeloma.

Moderator Michael Chernew, PhD, co-editor-in-chief, The American Journal of Managed Care, and professor, Leonard D. Schaeffer School of Healthcare Policy, Harvard, leads a panel discussion on multiple myeloma. He is joined by panel experts Jack Goldberg, MD, clinical professor of medicine and chief, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center; Shaji K. Kumar, MD, professor of medicine and consultant, Division of Hematology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Mayo Clinic; Gene Reeder, Rph, PhD, director, Managed Care Networks, Xcenda; and Anne Quinn Young, MPH, vice president of development and strategic partnerships, Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF).

The panelists begin with a general discussion that focuses on the diagnosis and prognosis of multiple myeloma, including if early diagnosis is possible. Dr Kumar begins by analyzing whether there is evidence for familial myeloma.