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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3) Between 10 and 32% of all patients develop multiple myeloma following diagnosis, which dramatically reduces the mean survival time from 8.
NeoRx believes that it continues to be on track to reach its goal of filing a New Drug Application (NDA) for STR in multiple myeloma in mid 2007.