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AL amyloidosis interactive patient journey

Read time: 30 mins
Last updated: 29th Jan 2024
Published:29th Jan 2024

Join Dr Shaji Kumar (Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA) in this interactive patient journey, and explore case-based approaches to managing AL amyloidosis. Review the patient’s symptoms and strategies in management to make informed decisions, navigate challenges that arise, and learn how to overcome them for a positive outcome.

Patient Biography  
Name Jane
Age 58
Gender Female
Occupation Retired teacher
Initial Symptoms Fatigue, dyspnoea, swelling in ankles, peripheral neuropathy

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Meet the expert

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Dr Shaji Kumar, MD, is a consultant in the Division of Hematology, and Mark and Judy Mullins Professor of Hematological Malignancies at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA. He is Chair of the Myeloma, Amyloidosis and Dysproteinemia Disease Group at the Mayo Clinic, and Research Chair for the Division of Hematology. Dr Kumar’s research focuses on the development of novel drugs and drug combinations for myeloma. His laboratory focuses on the role of the bone marrow microenvironment in the development of myeloma. Dr Kumar is Chair of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Multiple Myeloma Guidelines Panel.


Clinical trial funding: AbbVie, Amgen, Allogene, Bristol Myers Squibb, CARsgen, GSK, Janssen, Regeneron, Roche–Genentech, Takeda.

Consulting/advisory board participation (no personal payments): AbbVie, ArcellX, BeiGene, Bristol Myers Squibb, K36 Therapeutics, Janssen, Loxo Oncology, Pfizer, Roche–Genentech, Sanofi, Takeda.

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