Information on this IMF site provides a biological classification of multiple myeloma and establishes the prognostic value of known genetic factors. In other words, this excellent resource identifies the factors which help researchers and oncologists classify a case of multiple myeloma as standard, intermediate or high risk.
How a case of multiple myeloma is classified helps docs determine which treatment is likely to work best.
Go to Molecular Classification of Multiple Myeloma for details. Save this Web address for future reference.
Researchers are only scratching the surface for identifying which therapies will work best on which patients. But this is an excellent place to start.
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