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Which groups are most frequently affected by multiple myeloma?
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Dr. Stephen Noga
Internal Medicine - Oncology
In brief: Blacks in US
Twice the incidence in african americans than caucasians.
Some families have a higher incidence.

In brief: Blacks in US
Twice the incidence in african americans than caucasians.
Some families have a higher incidence.
Dr. Stephen Noga
Dr. Stephen Noga
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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Family, blacks
Old report (2003): myeloma and race: a review of the literature.
Benjamin m, reddy s, brawley ow. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12716040 "... Increased myeloma morbidity and mortality in blacks..." see also: familial monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, multiple myeloma, and other cancers (k. Anderson) http://www.Hematology.Org/publications/hematologist/2009/4422.Aspx.

In brief: Family, blacks
Old report (2003): myeloma and race: a review of the literature.
Benjamin m, reddy s, brawley ow. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12716040 "... Increased myeloma morbidity and mortality in blacks..." see also: familial monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, multiple myeloma, and other cancers (k. Anderson) http://www.Hematology.Org/publications/hematologist/2009/4422.Aspx.
Dr. Michael Thompson
Dr. Michael Thompson
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