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The survival rates for multiple myeloma are 62, 44 and 29 months for stages one, two and three, respectively, according to Cancer.org. Physicians use survival rates for multiple myeloma, a type of cancer that affects pla... More »

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The prognosis for multiple myeloma depends on the stage of the disease at diagnosis using the international staging system; median survival is 62 months for stage 1 multiple myeloma, according to the American Cancer Soci... More »

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As of September 2014, there is no known cure for multiple myeloma, according to Mayo Clinic. However, there are a number of treatments that can be used to stabilize the condition and slow its progress. These include targ... More »

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