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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 germs and other harmful substances. In time, myeloma cells collect in the bone marrow and in the solid parts of bone.
The Riney Family Multiple Myeloma Initiative to be established at Dana-Farber

The Riney Family Multiple Myeloma Initiative to be established at Dana-Farber

Researchers discover a way to move precision immunotherapy forward for multiple myeloma

Researchers discover a way to move precision immunotherapy forward for multiple myeloma

New combination therapy can lead to durable responses in patients with multiple myeloma

New combination therapy can lead to durable responses in patients with multiple myeloma

Risk of specific genetic translocation is higher in patients of African ancestry, shows study

Risk of specific genetic translocation is higher in patients of African ancestry, shows study

Novel agent opens up new treatment option for patients with refractory myeloma

Novel agent opens up new treatment option for patients with refractory myeloma

Cancer patients have higher risk of cardiovascular death

Cancer patients have higher risk of cardiovascular death

Risk of death from heart disease found to be higher in cancer patients

Risk of death from heart disease found to be higher in cancer patients

Fosun Pharma, MimiVax to jointly develop and commercialize SurVaxM therapy in U.S.

Fosun Pharma, MimiVax to jointly develop and commercialize SurVaxM therapy in U.S.

New device separates malignant plasma cells from normal ones

New device separates malignant plasma cells from normal ones

New microfluidics device detects malignant multiple myeloma cells in blood

New microfluidics device detects malignant multiple myeloma cells in blood

Gene-editing technique CRISPR trialed for first time as cancer treatment

Gene-editing technique CRISPR trialed for first time as cancer treatment

Three UCLA researchers receive multimillion-dollar grant from state's stem cell agency

Three UCLA researchers receive multimillion-dollar grant from state's stem cell agency

NCCN publishes new clinical practice guidelines for hematopoietic cell transplantation

NCCN publishes new clinical practice guidelines for hematopoietic cell transplantation

Cancer drug may delay progression of bone and other myeloma-related organ damage

Cancer drug may delay progression of bone and other myeloma-related organ damage

New screening test detects 20 types of cancer

New screening test detects 20 types of cancer

New blood test shows ability to accurately detect numerous types of cancer

New blood test shows ability to accurately detect numerous types of cancer

New method harnesses the power of killer T cells to attack tumor cells, treat cancer

New method harnesses the power of killer T cells to attack tumor cells, treat cancer

Mitochondrial fission factor could represent a promising target for cancer therapy

Mitochondrial fission factor could represent a promising target for cancer therapy

Exposure to 9/11 WTC dust associated with increased risk of heart disease in NYC firefighters

Exposure to 9/11 WTC dust associated with increased risk of heart disease in NYC firefighters

Younger people getting cancer due to obesity

Younger people getting cancer due to obesity