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  • chemotherapy
  • Patients must have completed a stem cell transplant regimen for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma (MM) consisting of (at least) induction chemotherapy and single or tandem autologous stem cell transplant (ASCT) within eight months of study enrollment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Radiation may be used to treat areas of bone damaged by myeloma that have not responded to chemotherapy and/or other drugs and are causing pain or may be near breaking. (cancer.org)
  • treatments
  • NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) and the University of Michigan announced today that they have partnered to provide multiple myeloma patients with access to their genomic information to help guide their treatments. (genomeweb.com)
  • 1 Recent improved understanding of the pathogenesis of myeloma has led to the development of new treatments. (bmj.com)
  • bones
  • If myeloma severely weakens the vertebral (back) bones, these bones can collapse and put pressure on the spinal cord and spinal nerves. (cancer.org)