Specialized Expertise in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
The Multiple Myeloma Program at the Maimonides Cancer Center offers specialized expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of plasma cell disorders, including Monoclonal Gammopathy of Unknown Significance (MGUS), multiple myeloma, and primary amyloidosis. Our myeloma team consists of experts in hematology/oncology, radiation oncology, pain and palliative care, hematopathology, interventional radiology, orthopedics, nursing and social services. Our multidisciplinary group formulates prospective diagnostic and therapeutic plans tailored to each person’s illness, including its physical, emotional and social effects. Armed with a specific therapeutic plan, each patient has the total support of the myeloma team, as well as the ready availability of multiple social services, including a multiple myeloma support group, aide in obtaining insurance and financial support for medicines and other services.
The Maimonides Multiple Myeloma Program participates in clinical trials, including the personalized medicine initiative of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) the CoMMpass trial. Patients have access to established treatments such as IMIDs and proteosome inhibitors, as well as newer treatments through our clinical trials program.