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Thalidomide maintenance in multiple myeloma

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Thalidomide is frequently used in patients with newly diagnosed and relapsed multiple myeloma, but its role as maintenance therapy following autologous stem-cell transplantation has been an area of uncertainty. In this article we consider the efficacy of thalidomide maintenance therapy in multiple myeloma.

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Correspondence to Jacob P. Laubach.

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P. Richardson is an Advisory Board member for Celgene and Millenium. K Anderson is a Consultant and receives research/grant support from Celgene and Millenium.

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