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Am J Hematol. 2024 Jun 14. doi: 10.1002/ajh.27419. Online ahead of print.


Multiple myeloma (MM) is a heterogeneous and complex disease, both in mutational biology as well as in the clinical presentation of patients. While tailored and biomarker-targeted therapy remains the direct goal for patient-centric management, existing therapies in MM remain largely uniform. Translocation t(14;16) is a rare primary genetic event found in less than 5% of patients with newly diagnosed MM. Here, we present an overview of the biology of t(14;16), epidemiology, clinical presentation, prognostic impact, and discuss the future clinical and therapeutic strategies for targeting this rare yet high-risk group in MM to optimize patient outcomes.

PMID:38874195 | DOI:10.1002/ajh.27419