Myeloma Sentence Examples
Other Complications About 10 per cent of patients with myeloma develop primary amyloidosis.
These facts may suggest that patients with multiple myeloma are more vulnerable to developing megaloblastic anemia than others.
Where myeloma is suspected, urine and serum should be sent (see urine electrophoresis ).
There are a number of studies going on in the USA and UK using erythropoietin for people with multiple myeloma.
Multiple myeloma may rarely present or evolve into a plasma cell leukemia, typically in far advanced disease.Advertisement
In myeloma, bortezomib affects the ability of myeloma cells to interact with the bone marrow microenvironment.
Introduction Bone pain is often the most difficult symptom to deal with for people who develop myeloma.
They are used to treat these problems in many types of cancers, including myeloma.
Choosing the right time to tell your child you have myeloma is not easy.
On 25 November 1998, Mr T was suffering intense pain and the consultant diagnosed myeloma.Advertisement
This approach may help to keep the myeloma in remission for longer.
Thalidomide should be included in the therapeutic options for refractory myeloma.
Rather unexpectedly it was noted to have an effect in 30% of patients with advanced stage myeloma.
Aplidin(R) also demonstrated activity against a panel of 35 human multiple myeloma (MM) cell lines.
As all patients with symptomatic myeloma are now treated with long-term bisphosphonates, recurrent hypercalcaemia is not common unless there is disease progression.Advertisement
This patient had been treated for five months for a stage I IgG lambda multiple myeloma.
On a more basic level, we have an interest in the molecular pathogenesis of myeloma.
Controversy exists as to whether myeloma and AML originate from a single haematopoietic progenitor or arise from different cell lineages.
Management of myeloma should take account of the disease, its complications, and also psychosocial issues affecting the patient and their environment.
The median survival for patients with myeloma is two years.Advertisement
Primary amyloidosis usually occurs as a complication of multiple myeloma.
It may also reappear in adults when the bone marrow is overactive, as in disorders such as pernicious anemia, multiple myeloma, and invasive (metastatic) cancer affecting bone marrow.