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 (myelo- + -oma, "marrow" + "tumor"), also known as plasma cell myeloma, myelomatosis, or Kahler's disease (after Otto Kahler), is a cancer of …
- Multiple Myeloma: Facts on Prognosis, Treatment, and …
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 ...
- 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 ...
- Leukemia Lymphoma Multiple Myeloma Lecture - YouTube
Myeloma | The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Learn more about Myeloma and Multiple Myeloma on this page. Get blood cancer information, facts and statistics, blood cancer treatment advice & more.
- What Is Multiple Myeloma? - American Cancer Society
Multiple myeloma is a cancer formed by malignant plasma cells. Normal plasma cells are found in the bone marrow and are an important part of the …
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Learn about multiple myeloma from improvements in treatment, diagnosis, support resources, making decisions about treatments, and staying well.
- Multiple myeloma - SlideShare
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- Lymphoma & Myeloma - MD Anderson Cancer Cent
The lymphoma and myeloma treatment center at MD Anderson is one of the few comprehensive programs in the country focused entirely on this diverse group of cancers.