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According to the Mayo Clinic, multiple myeloma is a cancer that develops in plasma cells. Plasma cells are white blood cells that help the body fight infections by producing antibodies to detect and attack germs. More »

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Light chain multiple myeloma is a variation of myeloma in which cancerous plasma cells produce antibodies that contain only light protein chains, explains UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. Usually, an... More »

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End stage multiple myeloma is the final stage of advanced multiple myeloma. According to MedlinePlus, the symptoms of end stage multiple myeloma include vomiting, nausea, urination problems, numbness in legs and constipa... More »

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Myeloma is a cancer that forms in the plasma cells, according to Cancer Research UK. Plasma cells are found in the bone marrow. It is also called multiple myeloma, due to the fact that it can grow anywhere that bone marr... More »

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The most common type of monoclonal protein in multiple myeloma, or cancer of the plasma cells, is IgG, says Lab Tests Online. People with IgG myeloma comprise about 50 to 60 percent of the cases. Those with IgA make up 2... More »

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Oncolytic virotherapy used on patients with stage 4 multiple myeloma suggest that, at least for some patients, it is possible to survive stage 4 or “end-stage” multiple myeloma. Mayo Clinic researchers using laboratory-e... 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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