Myeloma Topic Guide
Myeloma: Myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells of the blood. Symptoms include early osteoporosis, hypercalcemia, hyperviscosity of the blood, low red and white blood cell counts, low platelet count, cryoglobulinemia, and amyloidosis. Treatment for myeloma includes chemotherapy, radiation, medications, and stem cell transplantation. The 5-year survival rate for myeloma is 30%.
Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and loss of bone tissue that may lead to weak and fragile bones. If you have osteoporosis, you have an increased ...