This week in Adelaide a panel of experts tackled difficult treatment decision-making and the role of palliative care in multiple myeloma. Interactive problem solving of four diverse cases highlighted the clinical and social factors that come into play and provided a framework for managing the complex needs of patients at a critical point in their disease journey.
Also available On Demand: MAGIC Brisbane – Treatment of newly diagnosed myeloma: when things don’t go to plan…
Professor Andrew Zannettino Pro Vice Chancellor – Health Partnerships, University of Adelaide; Executive Director of Research Strategy, Central Adelaide Local Health Network and Professor of Experimental Haematology and Head, Myeloma Research Laboratory, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute.
Jo Gardiner. Senior Myeloma Support Nurse (SA), Myeloma Australia; Myeloma Research Nurse, Royal Adelaide Hospital.
Dr Cindy Lee. Consultant Haematologist and clinical co-lead for the myeloma program, Royal Adelaide Hospital; Myeloma Australia MSAG member.
Dr Noemi Horvath. Clinical and Laboratory Haematologist and Head of the Myeloma Research Group, Royal Adelaide Hospital; Senior Clinical Haematologist, SA Pathology.
Dr Angelina Yong. Consultant Haematologist, Royal Adelaide Hospital and Lyell McEwin Hospital.
Professor Gregory Crawford. Senior Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Northern Adelaide Palliative Service; Chairman, Board of Palliative Care SA: Chairman, Palliative Care Study Group, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer.
This event was developed in partnership with Myeloma Australia’s Medical and Scientific Advisory Group (MSAG).
Thank you to our sponsors for providing the financial support that made it possible.