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What's the cancer of bone marrow called? Symptoms?

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Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine

In brief: Myeloma

Myeloma is a cancer that affects cells in the bone marrow called plasma cells.

In brief: Myeloma

Myeloma is a cancer that affects cells in the bone marrow called plasma cells.
Dr. Keshab Paudel
Dr. Keshab Paudel
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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.
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