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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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