Journal article

The Myeloma Landscape in Australia and New Zealand: The First 8 Years of the Myeloma and Related Diseases Registry (MRDR).

Krystal Bergin, Cameron Wellard, Elizabeth Moore, Zoe McQuilten, Hilary Blacklock, Simon J Harrison, P Joy Ho, Tracy King, Hang Quach, Peter Mollee, Patricia Walker, Erica Wood, Andrew Spencer, undefined Australian and New Zealand Myeloma and Related Diseases Registry

Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma & Leukemia | Elsevier BV | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Real-world multiple myeloma (MM) data are scarce, with most data originating from clinical trials. The Myeloma and Related Diseases Registry (MRDR) is a prospective clinical-quality registry of newly diagnosed cases of plasma cell disorders established in 2012 and operating at 44 sites in Australia and New Zealand as of April 2020. METHODS: We reviewed all patients enrolled onto the MRDR between June 2012 and April 2020. Baseline characteristics, treatment, and outcome data were reviewed for MM patients with comparisons made by chi-square tests (categorical variables) and rank sum tests (continuous variables). Kaplan-Meier analysis was used to estimate progression-free survival a..

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