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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.
Hematopoietic stem cell transplant improves survival for multiple myeloma patients

Hematopoietic stem cell transplant improves survival for multiple myeloma patients

Study finds increase in lifestyle-related cancers over the past decade

Study finds increase in lifestyle-related cancers over the past decade

MD Anderson and Amgen collaborate to accelerate early-stage oncology therapies

MD Anderson and Amgen collaborate to accelerate early-stage oncology therapies

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

Celgene to share new and updated data around novel hematological therapies

Lowering blood cholesterol levels could enhance success of T-cell cancer immunotherapy

Lowering blood cholesterol levels could enhance success of T-cell cancer immunotherapy

UAB-led clinical trial intends to find innovative treatment for multiple myeloma patients

UAB-led clinical trial intends to find innovative treatment for multiple myeloma patients

Trump vows (again) to lower drug prices but skeptics doubt much will change

Trump vows (again) to lower drug prices but skeptics doubt much will change

New study aims to mitigate risks associated with treatment of multiple myeloma

New study aims to mitigate risks associated with treatment of multiple myeloma

University of Utah announces new funding program to advance technology development and commercialization

University of Utah announces new funding program to advance technology development and commercialization

Blood biopsies may offer more comprehensive genetic information than bone marrow tests, shows research

Blood biopsies may offer more comprehensive genetic information than bone marrow tests, shows research

Study finds myeloma precursor disease in 9/11 firefighters

Study finds myeloma precursor disease in 9/11 firefighters

Low-cost blood test for multiple myeloma can deliver same diagnostic information as bone biopsy

Low-cost blood test for multiple myeloma can deliver same diagnostic information as bone biopsy

Screening strategies could reduce multiple myeloma prevalence, mortality

Screening strategies could reduce multiple myeloma prevalence, mortality

New analysis describes how childhood obesity 'pandemic' promotes cancer

New analysis describes how childhood obesity 'pandemic' promotes cancer

Study finds prevalence of cognitive decline among elderly patients with blood-related cancers

Study finds prevalence of cognitive decline among elderly patients with blood-related cancers

New compounds targeting epigenetics show promise in lymphoma patients

New compounds targeting epigenetics show promise in lymphoma patients

Study reveals HCT as effective treatment for NHL patients regardless of age

Study reveals HCT as effective treatment for NHL patients regardless of age

CAR-T therapy saves life of cancer researcher

CAR-T therapy saves life of cancer researcher

Historic study involving Simmons Cancer Center shows effectiveness of CAR-T therapy

Historic study involving Simmons Cancer Center shows effectiveness of CAR-T therapy

Phototherapeutic technology shows potential as anti-cancer weapon

Phototherapeutic technology shows potential as anti-cancer weapon