Francis K. Buadi, MD | Authors

A Review of POEMS Syndrome

December 15, 2013

POEMS syndrome is a rare paraneoplastic syndrome that is caused by an underlying plasma cell disorder. Its main features include polyradiculoneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal plasma cell disorder, and skin changes.

Treatment of Immunoglobulin Light Chain (Primary or AL) Amyloidosis

June 15, 2011

This review of the various available options for the treatment of systemic amyloidosis is designed to help the clinician determine which patients are candidates for stem cell transplantation and which should be treated with conventional chemotherapy.

Anthracyclines Survive Targeted Therapy

November 01, 2007

Liposomal doxorubicin received FDA approval for use in combination with bortezomib in patients with multiple myeloma who have not previously received bortezomib and have received at least one prior therapy.