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Myeloma or Multiple Myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells which are responsible for producing antibodies. In multiple myeloma, collections of abnormal plasma cells accumulate in the bone marrow, where they interfere with the production of normal blood cells. Most cases of myeloma also feature the production of a paraprotein, an abnormal antibody which can cause kidney problems. Bone lesions and hypercalcemia (high calcium levels) are also often encountered.
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TI am VERY happy to report that 1 year post SCT, my DBF is in complete remission and his kappa-light chain numbers are in the normal ratio.He also had a PET scan last week and it was negative for a secondary cancer.We are very thankful to God for…Continue
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