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Each year, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition convenes over 25,000 clinicians and scientists from around the world to discuss the latest research into the treatment of blood diseases. This year’s 60th Annual ASH Meeting brought exciting advancements with potential to improve care for people with myeloma, amyloidosis and other plasma cell disorders. Here are some research highlights from the meeting.Emerging Treatment Technology: BiTEsAlmost all myeloma cells...
Tour Our New Home
The Weill Cornell Medicine Myeloma Center's new home on 425 E 61st Street features semi-private infusion spaces, a dedicated social worker, and more! Join the Center's Director, Dr. Ruben Niesvizky, and Associate Director, Dr. Adriana Rossi, for a virtual tour. Video of Weill Cornell Medicine Myeloma Center Tour
Drs. Rossi and Monge standing at a podium.
The national Multiple Myeloma Rounds Program was established in 2016 to provide a forum for local healthcare professionals to address specific issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of multiple myeloma patients. At the recent CME-accredited Multiple Myeloma Rounds Program in New York City, several key opinion leaders and subject matter experts were invited to speak about topics related to myeloma patient care and treatment.
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Dr. Ruben Niesvizky, Weill Cornell Medicine Myeloma Center Director, and Dr. Kenar Jhaveri, nephrologist and Professor of Medicine in the Division of Kidney Diseases and Hypertension at Hofstra and Northwell Health, published an editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) addressing the role of using a special form of hemodialysis in myeloma patients with kidney damage.
Myeloma Research Updates at the 2017 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting
Researchers and physicians at the Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Multiple Myeloma Center presented cutting-edge research at this year’s American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition, an educational gathering of over 25,000 clinicians and scientists from around the world who are working to conquer blood disease.
Lymphoma and Myeloma 2017: An International Congress on Hematologic Malignancies
Since its inception in 2000, the Lymphoma and Myeloma Congress has grown to include attendees from over 40 countries. The Congress is the premier forum on the latest advances in lymphoma, myeloma and related plasma cell disorders. This year, the Congress utilized a dynamic approach that featured clinical controversies, debates, and interesting lectures involving conversations around current treatment regimens as well as promising treatments in the development pipeline.Approximately 1,000...
Nurse Practitioner at Myeloma Center Named Oncology Nurse of the Year
Terry Atkins, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Extended Stay America gives Karen Pekle, NP the Hotel Keys of Hope 2017 Oncology Nurse of the Year Award Photo courtesy of Extended Stay AmericaKaren Pekle, nurse practitioner at the Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian (WCM/NYP) Myeloma Center, was awarded the 2017 Oncology Nurse of the Year Award in Charleston, South Carolina by the Hotel Keys of Hope Program – a joint initiative between Extended Stay America and the...
16th International Myeloma Workshop
Hundreds of medical oncologists, hematologists and myeloma specialists from around the world converged in New Dehli, India for the 16th International Myeloma Workshop March 1-4, 2017.This bi-annual conference highlights all aspects of multiple myeloma research and care, ranging from developments and discoveries related to the underlying biology driving the multiple myeloma to the most promising new treatment approaches for multiple myeloma. Additionally, research advancements across the entire...
The Myeloma Center is Teaming Up with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to Light the Night
We are proud to be supporting the 2016 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Light the Night Event! Because of the commitment of organizations like LLS to fund innovative research projects and connect patients with supportive services, we have made great progress in the fight against multiple myeloma. Learn more about our research and join our team!
Sophisticated Testing Approaches Better Equip Physicians to Identify Myeloma Risks
Dr. Adriana Rossi talks with Healio about how primary care physicians and kidney specialists are becoming better at detecting an abnormal protein in the blood that's closely linked with myeloma. See what she has to say about how this leads to decreased suffering through earlier detection and intervention.

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