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how much time a person can live with plasmacytoma if there is no multiple myeloma?

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Dr. Anderson Bauer
Radiation Oncology 18 years experience
Curable: More than half of those with plasmacyoma will progress to multiple myeloma. However, plasmacytoma can be cured with local treatment, and again not all plasmacytoma progresses to multiple myeloma.

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