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Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a cancer that begins in plasma cells, a type of white blood cell. These cells are part of your immune system, which helps protect the body from germs and other harmful substances. In time, myeloma cells collect in the bone marrow and in the solid parts of bones.

No one knows the exact causes of multiple myeloma, but it is more common in older people and African Americans. It can run in families. Common symptoms may include:

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  1. Multiple Myeloma (National Library of Medicine)  
    Multiple myeloma is a cancer that begins in plasma cells, a type of white blood cell. These cells ... bones. No one knows the exact causes of multiple myeloma, but it is more common in older people ...
  2. Multiple myeloma is a cancer that develops in the bone marrow, the spongy tissue found in the center of most bones. The bone marrow produces red blood cells, ...
  3. Multiple myeloma is a blood cancer that starts in the plasma cells in the bone marrow. Bone marrow ... by producing proteins called antibodies . In people with multiple myeloma, abnormal plasma cells grow out of control in ...
  4. Multiple Myeloma/Diagnosis and Tests ... Multiple Myeloma ... National Cancer Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Treatment of plasma cell neoplasms ( ...
  5. Amyloidosis/Related Issues ... Amyloidosis ... Multiple Myeloma/Start Here ... Multiple Myeloma ... National Cancer Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Treatment ...
  6. Multiple Myeloma/Treatments and Therapies ... Multiple Myeloma ... National Cancer Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Treatment of plasma cell neoplasms ( ...
  7. Understanding Multiple Myeloma (Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation)  
    Multiple Myeloma/Start Here ... Multiple Myeloma ... Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation ... Multiple myeloma is a blood cancer that develops in plasma cells in the ...
  8. What Is Multiple Myeloma? (American Cancer Society)  
    Multiple Myeloma/Start Here ... Multiple Myeloma ... American Cancer Society ... Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer formed by malignant plasma cells.
  9. ... by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for multiple myeloma and other plasma cell neoplasms. The list includes ...
  10. Important research into multiple myeloma is being done in many university hospitals, medical centers, and other institutions around the country.
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