multiple myeloma

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multiple myeloma

A malignant proliferation of plasma cells in bone marrow causing numerous tumors and characterized by the presence of abnormal proteins in the blood.

mul′tiple myelo′ma

a malignant plasma cell tumor of the bone marrow that destroys bone tissue.
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Noun1.multiple myeloma - myeloma that develops in several places at the same time
myeloma - a tumor of the bone marrow (usually malignant) composed of cells normally found in bone marrow
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Mar 13 (ANI): In India, incidence of multiple myeloma affects 1.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has placed a partial clinical hold on CA209602 (CheckMate-602), CA209039 (CheckMate-039) and CA204142, three clinical trials investigating Opdivo (nivolumab)-based combinations in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited announced that data from two Phase 1/2 clinical trials evaluating NINLARO (ixazomib) in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma will be presented during sessions at the 2017 European Hematology Association (EHA) annual meeting.
M2 PHARMA-February 27, 2017-Revlimid Approved by EC as Monotherapy for Multiple Myeloma Maintenance Treatment after Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation
ISLAMABAD -- As body mass index (BMI) increases, so does the growth and spread of the blood cancer multiple myeloma, which accounts for about 10 percent of all blood cancers in patients, a study warns.
Multiple myeloma is a malignant disorder characterized by the proliferation of a single clone of plasma cells that produce monoclonal protein and are derived from B cells in the bone marrow (1).
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 9, 2015-GNS Healthcare collaborates with Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
International contributors report on recent research in multiple myeloma (also known as myeloma or plasma cell myeloma), a progressive hematological disease.
The internationally known multiple myeloma program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will receive $19.
Cervical lymph node biopsy confirmed a diagnosis of multiple myeloma.
Two therapies may improve survival chances of people with a bone marrow cancer called multiple myeloma.
When 33-year-old Brian Novis first felt a twinge of pain in his back, he never suspected a rare form of bone cancer called multiple myeloma was dissolving the bones in his spine.

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