Checkpoint Inhibitor

Overview

Checkpoint inhibitors are a type of immunotherapy that works by blocking proteins that stop the immune system from attacking myeloma cells.

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Myeloma Treatments

The following is a listing of myeloma treatments associated with this tag.

All Treatments

View all treatments in development for myeloma patients around the US.

Verified Nivolumab
Nivolumab

Nivolumab blocks the PD-1 receptor on T cells and can halt the effects on PD-L1 on T cells, allowing them to be active and do their job.

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Early Relapse Multiple Myeloma

The following is a listing of treatments in development for patients with multiple myeloma who have received one to two prior lines of therapy.

Verified Nivolumab
Nivolumab

Nivolumab blocks the PD-1 receptor on T cells and can halt the effects on PD-L1 on T cells, allowing them to be active and do their job.

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Late Relapse Multiple Myeloma

The following is a listing of treatments in development for patients with multiple myeloma who have received three or more prior lines of therapy.

Verified Nivolumab
Nivolumab

Nivolumab blocks the PD-1 receptor on T cells and can halt the effects on PD-L1 on T cells, allowing them to be active and do their job.

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Smoldering Myeloma

The following is a listing of treatments in development for patients with Smoldering Myeloma.

Verified Nivolumab
Nivolumab

Nivolumab blocks the PD-1 receptor on T cells and can halt the effects on PD-L1 on T cells, allowing them to be active and do their job.

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Myeloma Clinical Trials

The following is a listing of myeloma clinical trials associated with this tag.

Early Relapse Multiple Myeloma

The following is a listing of clinical trials for patients with multiple myeloma who have received one to two prior lines of therapy.

Late Relapse Multiple Myeloma

The following is a listing of clinical trials for patients with multiple myeloma who have received three or more prior lines of therapy.

Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance (MGUS)
Myeloma Tags

The following is a listing of myeloma tags that are associated with this tag.

Monoclonal Antibody

Monoclonal antibodies are large, y-shaped, man-made proteins. They are able to target cancer cells by finding and attaching to unique proteins found on the cell's surface.

Programmed Death Receptor-1 (PD-1)

PD-1 is a protein found on the surface of immune cells (called T cells). This protein acts as an "off switch" that may stop your immune system from attacking cancer cells.

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