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what's the cancer of bone marrow called? symptoms?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Leukemia: This is a generic name for most primary bone marrow cancers. Its presentation may be subtle or explosive, as weakness, bleeding, and/or bone pain.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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Myeloma is a non-leukemic cancer of plasma cells. Polycythemia vera and essenthial thrombycythemia are also technically malignancies -- blood and immune elements cannot produce benign tumors because by definition the cells circulate.
Mar 30, 2014
Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Myeloma: Myeloma is a cancer that affects cells in the bone marrow called plasma cells.

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