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Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a type of rare blood cancer that affects white blood cells. It can result in many complications throughout the body.

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Stem Cell Transplant for Multiple Myeloma

A stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma replaces blood-forming stem cells with new, healthy cells. It is often called a bone marrow transplant. Multiple myeloma is a type of blood cell cancer that can be treated with several different therapies,...

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What to Eat When You Have Multiple Myeloma

Eating fresh, nutrient-dense foods such as fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins can improve your health while undergoing multiple myeloma treatments. The symptoms and side effects of treatment for multiple myeloma, a rare form of blood cancer, can...

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Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a type of rare blood cancer that affects white blood cells. It can result in many complications throughout the body.

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An Overview of Smoldering Myeloma

Learn about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of smoldering myeloma. Smoldering myeloma, also referred to as smoldering multiple myeloma (SMM), is considered a precursor to a rare blood cancer called multiple myeloma. It’s a rare...

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Causes and Risk Factors of Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a rare type of blood cancer—but what causes it? Learn about the common risk factors and genetic causes of multiple myeloma. Multiple myeloma (sometimes referred to as myeloma) is a rare type of blood cancer that involves the...

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How Multiple Myeloma Is Diagnosed

Multiple myeloma is diagnosed with bone marrow tests, blood and urine markers, signs and symptoms like bone pain and fatigue, and bone imaging scans. In multiple myeloma, a white blood cell known as the plasma cell becomes cancerous. Unlike breast...

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What Is Triple-Refractory Multiple Myeloma?

A person's multiple myeloma is said to be triple-class refractory if it is refractory (resistant) to all three classes of standard myeloma therapies. A person's multiple myeloma is said to be triple-class refractory if it is resistant to all...

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Understanding Relapsed vs. Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is incurable and often returns after a period of remission. When it does not respond to treatment, it is called refractory. While there are many effective treatments for multiple myeloma, unfortunately, it is currently incurable....

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What to Know About Telehealth for Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma requires close medical management, and telehealth visits can minimize your risk of exposure to potential infections. Multiple myeloma is a type of blood cancer that is associated with an increased risk of infection. It requires...

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Multiple Myeloma in the African American Community

African Americans are hit hardest by multiple myeloma, making up 20% of the entire multiple myeloma population. No group is hit harder by multiple myeloma than African Americans. Multiple myeloma (MM) is a rare and incurable blood cancer...

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