myeloma

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myeloma

a usually malignant tumour of the bone marrow or composed of cells normally found in bone marrow

myeloma

[‚mī·ə′lō·mə]
(medicine)
A primary tumor of the bone marrow composed of any of the bone marrow cell types.
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Solitary extramedullary myeloma (plasmacytoma) of the upper part of the respiratory tract and oropharynx.
The natural history of extramedullary plasmacytoma and its relation to solitary myeloma of bone and myelomatosis.
Hitting the hardest cases of myeloma with new ideas is a bold, top-down approach that will provide a trickle-down effect to standard or low-risk patients that continue to live with this incurable cancer.
Due to the nature and incidence of high-risk myeloma, collaborative proposals between facilities and investigators are welcome.
Patients with terminal cancers cannot sit by as idle spectators, waiting patiently for the next big discovery or cure," says myeloma patient activist, Jenny Ahlstrom, and founder of the patient-driven CrowdCare Foundation and Myeloma Crowd Radio.
Although we have come a long way in improving outcomes for myeloma patients, we still need to do better, says Dr.