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COLLABORATION AND CONSENSUS
IN THE SEARCH FOR A CURE

Since 2001, the International Myeloma Working Group’s achievements have changed the landscape of myeloma research. This collaborative effort has brought about breakthroughs in treatment options and diagnostic systems that prolong lives. The IMWG consists of nearly 200 leading myeloma researchers from around the world who collaborate on a broad range of myeloma research projects. Their work focuses on protocols to provide a more durable remission for myeloma patients while improving quality of life, and addressing the needs of both myeloma patients and the physicians who treat them.

IMWG Publications

  • Geriatric assessment predicts survival and toxicities in elderly myeloma: an International Myeloma Working Group report

    The IMF’s research arm, the International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG), published an important new study on the assessment of elderly myeloma patients in the journal Blood. In the paper, the IMWG

  • Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Management of Patients With Multiple Myeloma: A Consensus Statement

    The IMF’s research division, the International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG), published guidelines in the Journal of Clinical Oncology on the use of MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) in myeloma. The

  • International Myeloma Working Group updated criteria for the diagnosis of multiple myeloma

    This International Myeloma Working Group consensus updates the disease defi nition of multiple myeloma to include validated biomarkers in addition to existing requirements of attributable CRAB