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Multiple myeloma with renal involvement, bone lesions and Neuropathy

1)     What treatment do you think we should administer at this time? 2) ... no anti-MM treatment till we have to (see below), or a mid maintenance. Such maintenance can include dexamethasone, with or without ...

Stage 4 Neuroblastoma

diagnosis of Stage 4 Neuroblastoma, he began chemotherapy treatment according to NB-AR-O1/ESIOP protocol, that has been, on the whole, ... in the US we would potentially treat with oral "maintenance" retinoic acid therapy for about six months. I am not ...

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) secondary to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

eventual remission. A renal biopsy was obtained after treatment outlined above, which revealed glomerulonephritis with focal and ... Is it advisable to suspend it or do you suggest to keep a maintenance dose? (From the first 50 mg/a day, taken for about 1 and a half ...

Severe Osteoporosis and Multiple Vertebral Fractures

osteoporosis manifests with vertebral fractures. During treatment with Risedronate, she suffered another fracture. In the expert's ... above 30ng/dl), vitamin D treatment should be in a maintenance dose of 800 units per day. If the 25-OH-D measures are lower than ...

Multiple Myeloma (MM) and Cardiomyopathy

combined. The patient received anti-MM induction type of treatment (VTD combination), followed by high-dose cyclophosphamide (HDC) and ... with a similar combination of VTD (?), and now receives maintenance (?) based on thalidomide (?, if I understand well). As a ...

Stage 4 Neuroblastoma – additional opinion

diagnosis of Stage 4 Neuroblastoma, he began chemotherapy treatment according to NB-AR-O1/ESIOP protocol, that has been, on the whole, ... bone marrow transplantation, local radiotherapy and maintenance therapy with Retinoic Acid and hopefully also anti Neuroblastoma ...

Autoimmune hepatitis/cholangitis in patient with Crohn’s disease.

the therapy? 2) Any alternative and/or experimental treatment for a complete recovery? 3) What is your opinion on the possible ... If results are favorable, he can be put in a Remicade maintenance program, where the patient receives remicade 1 dose every 6-8 ...

IgG Multiple Myeloma

patient is interested in your opinion on: 1) His current treatment? 2) What are the alternatives to this treatment? 3) What are ... lenalidomide . Data are accumulating that long-term maintenance therapy with lenalidomide seems to delay recurrence. 1. ...

Operated breast cancer with metastases

neurosurgery of cerebral metastasis and G-knife treatment for a further cerebellar lesion and boost on the surgical bed was ... fraction (Ki-67) is equal to 25%. G-knife treatment for a further cerebellar lesion and boost on the surgical bed was ... chemotherapy with Paclitaxel continuing with the maintenance therapy taking Trastuzumab (if the cardiac function makes it ...

1st and 2nd Motor Neuron Disease of ALS-type

during his last in-hospital evaluation. The only proven treatment for his condition is Riluzole that may prolong life by few months. ... care is or will be a critical component as well as maintenance of nutrition when swallowing becomes more difficult: ...