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Whether it is always necessary to have bmt for multiple myeloma?

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Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Hematology and Oncology 42 years experience
MM and BMT: usually BMT as treatment of MM reserved for young and fit patients. Mortality from BMT increases with age and comorbidity
Dr. Zartash Gul
Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
No: But it is one of the most effective therapies and for those who can get it , it is shown even in this era to add benefit to novel therapy. In USA we bank cells for two autos.

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