haematology

News in brief: 17-fold risk of infection with proteosome inhibitors in myeloma: Hybrid ISTH 2021 abandoned; Screen for latent infection in OS-born cancer patients

Infection risk with new myeloma agents Proteosome inhibitors (PIs) and multiple lines of therapy are associated with a higher risk of infections in patients with multiple myeloma (MM). A Melbourne study identified 345 infections in a cohort of 148 patients with MM treated with second-generation therapies and/or monoclonal antibodies between January 2013 and December 2018. ...

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