Priority 1 from the Myeloma (Canada) PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How can we cure myeloma? (JLA PSP Priority 1)
Overall ranking 1
JLA question ID 0113/1
Explanatory note Ultimately, myeloma patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers would like to see a cure for multiple myeloma. While current treatment options have led to prolonged remissions and improved quality of life, patients must continue with treatments and live a "tiring existence" with myeloma. Many look forward to a day when there will be a cure for myeloma. In the meantime, they would like to be updated of progress towards this goal.

No evidence identified

Health Research Classification System category Cancer and neoplasms
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What is a cure for Myeloma? ~ Can myeloma be cured? ~ Why is there no cure yet?  ~ Of couse the 'holy grail' of research would be to get an answer on a cure for this disease.   ~ Of course a cure ultimately.  Understanding the disease better through historical data may help lead to this.  
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PSP information
PSP unique ID 0113
PSP name Myeloma (Canada)
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 59  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 28 April 2021