• Carfilzomib and dexamethasone maintenance following salvage ASCT in multiple myeloma: A randomised phase 2 trial by the Nordic Myeloma Study Group 

      Gregersen, Henrik; Peceliunas, Valdas; Remes, Kari; Schjesvold, Fredrik Hellem; Abildgaard, Niels; Nahi, Hareth; Andersen, Niels Frost; Vangsted, Annette Juul; Klausen, Tobias Wirenfeldt; Helleberg, Carsten; Carlson, Kristina; Frølund, Ulf Christian; Axelsson, Per; Stromberg, Olga; Blimark, Cecilie Hveding; Crafoord, Jacob; Tsykunova, Galina; Eshoj, Henrik Rode; Waage, Anders; Hansson, Markus; Gulbrandsen, Nina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Objective We investigated the efficacy and safety of carfilzomib-containing induction before salvage high-dose melphalan with autologous stem-cell transplantation (salvage ASCT) and maintenance with carfilzomib and ...
    • Chemerin is elevated in multiple myeloma patients and is expressed by stromal cells and pre-adipocytes 

      Westhrin, Marita; Moen, Siv Helen; Kristensen, Ida Bruun; Buene, Glenn; Mylin, Anne Kærsgaard; Turesson, Ingemar; Abildgaard, Niels; Waage, Anders; Standal, Therese (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Chemerin is a recently discovered adipokine shown to be involved in both inflammatory and metabolic processes. Here, we demonstrate that chemerin serum levels are elevated in patients with multiple myeloma and that it ...
    • Health-related quality of life in transplant ineligible newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients treated with either thalidomide or lenalidomide-based regimen until progression: a prospective, open-label, multicenter, randomized, phase 3 study 

      Nielsen, Lene Kongsgaard; Stege, Claudia; Lissenberg-Witte, Birgit I.; van der Holt, Bronno; Mellqvist, Ulf-Henrik; Salomo, Morten; Bos, Gerard; Levin, Mark-David; Visser-Wisselaar, Heleen; Hansson, Markus; van der Velden, Annette W.G.; Deenik, Wendy; Coenen, Juleon; Hinge, Maja; Klein, Saskia K.; Tanis, Bea C.; Szatkowski, Damian Lukasz; Brouwer, Rolf E.; Westerman, Matthijs; Leys, Rineke; Sinnige, Harm A.M.; Haukås, Einar; van der Hem, Klaas G.; Durian, Marc F.; Gimsing, Peter; van de Donk, Niels; Sonneveld, Pieter; Waage, Anders; Abildgaard, Niels; Zweegman, Sonja (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Data on the impact of long term treatment with immunomodulatory drugs (IMiD) on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is limited. The HOVON-87/NMSG18 study was a randomized, phase 3 study in newly diagnosed transplant ...
    • Longitudinal minimal residual disease assessment in multiple myeloma patients in complete remission - results from the NMSG flow-MRD substudy within the EMN02/HO95 MM trial 

      Schmitz, Alexander; Brøndum, Rasmus Froberg; Johnsen, Hans Erik; Mellqvist, Ulf-Henrik; Waage, Anders; Gimsing, Peter; Op Bruinink, Davine Hofste; van der Velden, Vincent; van der Holt, Bronno; Hansson, Markus; Andersen, Niels Frost; Frølund, Ulf Christian; Helleberg, Carsten; Schjesvold, Fredrik Hellem; Ahlberg, Lucia; Gulbrandsen, Nina; Andreasson, Bjorn; Lauri, Birgitta; Haukås, Einar; Bødker, Julie Støve; Roug, Anne Stidsholt; Bøgsted, Martin; Severinsen, Marianne T.; Gregersen, Henrik; Abildgaard, Niels; Sonneveld, Pieter; Dybkær, Karen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Background Multiple myeloma remains an incurable disease with multiple relapses due to residual myeloma cells in the bone marrow of patients after therapy. Presence of small number of cancer cells in the body after cancer ...