Medical Oncology

Amyloidosis   

Questions discussed in this category



Given the rarity of this diagnosis (5-7% of all AL amyloidosis cases), and the prognostic and clinical differences when compared to non IgM-AL am...

Does your choice of agent differ, or are you more or less likely to offer maintenance than if the patient had multiple myeloma alone?

Would you proceed to autologous transplant, or switch to an alternate regimen (eg. daratumumab-based) first? Would the type or degree of organ involv...

Once a tissue biopsy has confirmed light chain amyloid, what additional tests do you perform as part of a standard workup? In whom should treatment b...


Papers discussed in this category


Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 1993-05

British journal of haematology, 2018-10

N Engl J Med,

Blood Adv,

Blood Cancer J, 2020 May 11

Lancet Oncol, 2020 Oct 29

Blood Cancer J, 2021 Jan 11

Blood, 2016 Mar 21

Amyloid, 2017 Apr 23

Leukemia, 2015 Oct 07

British journal of haematology, 2017-10

Blood Adv,

Blood Cancer J, 2018 May 24

Amyloid, 2019 Jan 20