Treatment For Previously Treated Multiple Myeloma
In Singapore, there are many approved treatment regimens that are commonly used to treat patients if their multiple myeloma has come back or continued to worsen after previous treatment.
Published studies show that these regimens are effective for treating multiple myeloma. Local doctors prefer 3-drug regimens over 2-drug regimens if patients can tolerate the increased side effects.
Treatments For Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
CLL is a long-term (chronic) condition that develops slowly. Most patients wait until symptoms develop before starting treatment.
Small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) is very similar to CLL, except the cancer cells are mainly found in the lymph nodes instead of the blood. SLL and CLL are usually treated in the same way.
Biosimilars: A Safe, Effective And More Affordable Option For Patients
Biological medicines (biologics) contain active ingredients made by living cells. They are used to treat diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and inflammatory conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. They are usually given as an injection or a slow drip (infusion) into the veins