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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not generally...: Myeloma and other hematologic malignancies are not generally considered "hereditary"/familial, but some are. Risk in family members is around 2x risk ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
1% : 1% of all cancers. 2nd most common hematologic malignancy. A great nci snapshot link: http://www.Cancer.Gov/aboutnci/servingpeople/snapshots/myeloma.P ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
30 years experience Medical Oncology
"Multiple Myeloma": just means multiple bone marrow tumors. A simple description like that does not take modern technology (though it would not be picked up early). Indee ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Myeloma tests: There are many tests that are used to diagnose and stage multiple myeloma. These can include: cbc, chemistry panel, bone marrow biopsy, chromosome st ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Multiple myeloma: Medial survival in myeloma many years ago was only 1-2 years. Nowadays, with many effective therapy such as lenalidomide, bortezomib, transplant -med ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Unknown/MGUS: The exact cause of multiple myeloma is not known. Myeloma is almost always (?Always) preceded by monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (m ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Tan
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Anjeer in myeloma: Anjeer is another name for fig. As far as I am aware, you should be fine eating this.
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
MM: Fatigue, bone pain, fractures of bones without injury, night sweats, pallor, malaise. Other than bone fractures, the other symptoms are not very speci ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Goggins
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Vary: Symptoms of multiple myeloma can vary. The most common symptoms are fatigue, bone pain, and occasional renal failure with fluid retention. Some patien ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Multiple myeloma can lead to:: Acute tubular necrosis, Aspergillosis, Acute kidney failure, Kidney failure, Pancytopenia.

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