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Myeloma (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

cancer, amyloidosis, anemia, antibody, Bence-Jones protein, blood cancer, bone marrow, bone pain, cryoglobulinemia, hypercalcemia, hyperviscosity, immunoglobulin, kidney failure, light chains, lymphocytes, M protein, monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, MGUS, monoclonal protein, multiple myeloma, osteolysis, plasma cell cancer, renal failure, renal insufficiency, solitary plasmacytoma, chemotherapy, radiation, radiation therapy, stem cell transplant, stem cell transplantation, total body irradiation, TBI, myeloma

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/16/2013
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Multiple myeloma (MM) is characterized by neoplastic proliferation of plasma cells involving more than 10% of the bone marrow.

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