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Don’t miss this exciting 
CME-certified session 
the latest in multiple myeloma 
"Critical Issues Need Answers: Providing
Best Options for Myeloma Treatment in 2014"

Friday, December 5, 2014

Registration & Lunch: 12:00 pm-12:30 pm

Live Program: 12:30pm – 4:30 pm

Venue: Moscone Center, San Francisco

747 Howard St. San Francisco, CA  94103

Symposium Room(s): TBA


Format and Topics:

Symposium will have a unique program format that includes “point–counterpoint” presentations and interactive case discussions to promote audience participation.

Each point–counterpoint session will begin with a review of the question and why it is a clinical challenge followed by the presentation of the 2 alternative views on the indicated issue (including short summary of key relevant data). The point-counterpoint presentations will then be followed by a discussion open to all symposium faculty. ARS will be used to assess the audience members’ positions on the issue both before and after the presentation of the 2 alternate viewpoints. 


Summaries of Key Relevant Data

Plus a follow up discussion open to all symposia faculty will be part of each session.

Symposium Topics Are:
  • When to Treat Patients With Smoldering Myeloma
  • Assessing Response and Minimal Residual Disease Following Induction Therapy
  • Incorporating Maintenance Therapy into Treatment Strategies
  • Best Choices of Salvage Therapy in Relapsed/Refractory Myeloma

Brian G.M. Durie, MD (Program Director)
Institution: Cedars‐Sinai Outpatient Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California

Shaji Kumar, MD
Institution: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 

C. Ola Landgren, MD, PhD
Institution: Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York, New York

Bruno Paiva, MD
Institution: University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

Antonio Palumbo, MD
Institution: University of Turino, Turino, Italy

S. Vincent Rajkumar, MD
Institution: Mayo Clinic,Rochester, Minnesota
Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:
  • Incorporate emerging data into the management algorithm for patients with high-risk smoldering multiple myeloma
  • Assess response and minimal residual disease to make informed treatment decisions for patients with multiple myeloma in the transplant‐eligible and –ineligible settings
  • Choose optimal maintenance therapy for patients with multiple myeloma to extend and improve outcomes
  • Integrate current best practices for salvage therapy in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma to improve responses

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and Clinical Care Options, LLC. The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower (Annenberg Center) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by the Annenberg Center for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

Supported by Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, Millennium Takeda, Onyx, and The Binding Site.

Jointly sponsored by the International Myeloma Foundation, Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, and Clinical Care Options.

Americans With Disabilities Act
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (eg, physical, dietary). Please contact Allison Hughes prior to the live event at

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Quantity and Pricing
ASH 2014 Physician Education Program
Moscone Center
San Francisco, CA
Friday, December 06, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Attendees: 1 No Charge


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