Introduction: Multiple Myeloma


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Multiple Myeloma: Cancer causing tumors in bone marrow

Multiple Myeloma: Myeloma cells tend to collect in the bone marrow and in the hard, outer part of bones. Sometimes they collect in only one bone and form a single mass, or tumor, called a plasmacytoma. In most cases, however, the myeloma cells collect in many bones, often forming many tumors and causing other problems. When this happens, the disease is called multiple myeloma.1

Researching symptoms of Multiple Myeloma: Further information about the symptoms of Multiple Myeloma is available including a list of symptoms of Multiple Myeloma, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Misdiagnosis and Multiple Myeloma: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Multiple Myeloma, or research misdiagnosis of other diseases

Treatments for Multiple Myeloma: Various information is available about treatments available for Multiple Myeloma, current research about Multiple Myeloma treatments, or research treatments for other diseases.

Statistics and Multiple Myeloma: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Multiple Myeloma, prevalence and incidence statistics for Multiple Myeloma, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

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1. excerpt from What You Need To Know About Multiple Myeloma: NCI

Last revision: June 2, 2003

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