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Better Quality of Life With Melphalan and Prednisone Used With Lenalidomide Than With Thalidomide

A phase III Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) trial (E1A060) comparing melphalan, prednisone, and thalidomide (Thalomid) with melphalan, prednisone, and lenalidomide (Revlimid) in elderly patients with untreated multiple myeloma found that at the end of the induction period, patients receiving melphalan, prednisone, and lenalidomide had “a statistically superior” quality of life.

 The ASCO Post

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