AGMT_MM-1: Assessing the oral microbiome in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma

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Published: 13 Jun 2020
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Prof Heinz Ludwig - Wilhelmeninen Cancer Research Institute, Vienna, Austria

Prof Heinz Ludwig speaks to ecancer about the AGMT_MM-1 phase II trial presented at the virtual EHA 2020 meeting.

He explains that this trial aims to evaluate the association between the oral microbiome and patient characteristics and treatment outcomes in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM), who were treated with ITd (ixazomib, thalidomide, dexamethasone).

But also if the composition of the microbiome differs patients with multiple myeloma (MM) and the general population.

Prof Ludwig outlines the design of the trial ad highlights the main differences found in each patient group.