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Tag: Multiple Myeloma

Myeloma is a type of cancer that begins in cells located in the bone marrow called plasma cells. Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside many of our large bones. Bone marrow produces several different types of blood cells. Because myeloma can occur in several different places in the body, it is frequently called multiple myelomas. […]

Myeloma is a bone marrow cancer. It affects plasma cells in the bone marrow. As the cancerous plasma cells fill the bone marrow, you are not able to make enough normal blood cells. This can lead to anemia, bleeding problems, and infections. Other symptoms include bone pain, fractures due to bone damage, and kidney damage. Myeloma […]