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Carcinoma; Malignancy; Neoplasm; Oncology; Tumor 

Cancer that arises in plasma cells (white blood cells that produce antibodies).

A term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control. Cancer cells can invade nearby tissues and can spread through the bloodstream and lymphatic system to other parts of the body. There are several main types of cancer. Carcinoma is cancer that begins in the skin or in tissues that line or cover internal organs. Sarcoma is cancer that begins in bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or other connective or supportive tissue. Leukemia is cancer that starts in blood-forming tis...


Multiple Myeloma as related to Cancer


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  • Multiple Myeloma Symptoms, Treatments, and Survival Rates

    www.webmd.com/cancer/multiple-myeloma

    Multiple myeloma is a blood cancer related to lymphoma and leukemia. Though it can’t usually be cured, there are treatments that slow down its spread.

  • Multiple Myeloma Life Expectancy, Symptoms & Prognosis
    Multiple myeloma is cancer that starts in the bone marrow's plasma cells. Symptoms and signs include anemia, skin lesions, weakness, and bone fractures. Read about ...

  • National Cancer Institute: Multiple Myeloma
    Information about multiple myeloma and other plasma cell neoplasms: treatment, clinical trials, research, and statistics from the National Cancer Institute.

  • Multiple myeloma - Mayo Clinic
    Multiple myeloma — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms and treatment of cancer of your plasma cells.

  • Multiple myeloma - Wikipedia
    Multiple myeloma is a cancer that begins in plasma cells, a type of white blood cell. Discover symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatments for myeloma.