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Racial Disparities in Myeloma Treatment Nationwide

May 1, 2018

Racial Disparities in Myeloma Treatment Nationwide

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Blood cancer specialist Sikander Ailawadhi, M.D., was working in a county hospital in California several years ago when he became aware of a trend in cancer care that was concerning. “I noticed patient profiles from different racial subgroups seemed to get different treatments and have different outcomes,” says Dr. Ailawadhi, a specialist in multiple myeloma […]

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