Cancer that arises in plasma cells (white blood cells that produce antibodies).
lymphoma is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the lymph system. The lymph system is part of the immune system and is made up of the following: Lymph: Colorless, watery fluid that travels through the lymph system and carries white blood cells called lymphocytes. Lymphocytes protect the body against infections and the growth of tumors. Lymph vessels: A network of thin tubes that collect lymph from different parts of the body and return it to the bloodstream. Lymph nodes: S...
Multiple Myeloma as related to Lymphoma
- Multiple myeloma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Multiple myeloma (from Greek myelo-, marrow), also known as plasma cell myeloma or Kahler's disease (after Otto Kahler), is a cancer of plasma cells, a type of white ...
- Multiple Myeloma: MedlinePlus - National Library of ...
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 ...
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- Multiple Myeloma | American Cancer Society
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- Life With Multiple Myeloma - Online Support Group
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The Lymphoma and Myeloma Center at MD Anderson is one of the few comprehensive programs in the country focused entirely on this diverse group of cancers.
- Multiple Myeloma Overview - Multiple Myeloma ...
Multiple myeloma is cancer that originates in plasma cells. Plasma cells are white blood cells that are part of the immune system and found in bone marrow. Multiple ...