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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.
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

New therapy found to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer

New therapy found to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Roswell Park receives more than $15 million in grants for cancer research

Roswell Park receives more than $15 million in grants for cancer research

UAMS Myeloma Center receives $542,486 grant from Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

UAMS Myeloma Center receives $542,486 grant from Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Study finds new way to help cancer doctors predict blood clots in patients with multiple myeloma

Study finds new way to help cancer doctors predict blood clots in patients with multiple myeloma

Rutgers researchers create new device to see if targeted cancer therapy is working

Rutgers researchers create new device to see if targeted cancer therapy is working

AI-enabled device detects if targeted chemotherapy is working

AI-enabled device detects if targeted chemotherapy is working

Engineered stem cells offer new treatment for metastatic bone cancer

Engineered stem cells offer new treatment for metastatic bone cancer

FDA grants accelerated approval to new treatment for refractory multiple myeloma

FDA grants accelerated approval to new treatment for refractory multiple myeloma

Have cancer, must travel: Patients left in lurch after hospital closes

Have cancer, must travel: Patients left in lurch after hospital closes