Can stage 3 multiple myeloma go into remission?
Yes, stage 3 multiple myeloma can go into remission with treatment. Remission means that there’s a significant reduction or absence of signs and symptoms of the disease. The goal of therapy is to achieve the deepest remission possible, which can prolong survival and improve quality of life. Various treatment combinations, including chemotherapy, targeted therapies, bone marrow transplants and supportive care, have been effective in inducing remission even in advanced stages. However, the likelihood and duration of remission can vary based on several factors.