Multiple Myeloma

  • 1. What is Multiple Myeloma
  • What is cancer? The body consists of tiny building blocks that are called cells. Cancer begins when the cells mature, mutate and grow out of control. The healthy cells expand when the body needs them and are no more when they are no longer needed.  What is cancer made of? It consists of abno...
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  • 2. Statistics of Multiple Myeloma
  • The estimated number of adults in the United States diagnosed with multiple Myeloma are 34,920 adults, 19,320 men and 15,600 women. Multiple Myeloma is a little less common than any other type of blood-related cancer, such as leukaemia and lymphoma. Multiple Myeloma is expected to hit 12,410 peo...
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  • 3. Medical Illustrations of Multiple Myeloma
  • A clear sketch or illustration of the main body parts affected by multiple myeloma. More like a visual guide. The illustration depicts the most accessible locations for the bone marrow. This illustration, however, does not depict a bone marrow biopsy procedure. ...
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  • 4. Risk Factors of Multiple Myeloma
  • A risk factor increases or raises a person’s chances of getting cancer. Although risk factors frequently influence cancer development, most of them do not directly cause the disease. Some people with multiple risk factors never get cancer, whereas others with no risk factors or people who show gl...
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  • 5. Prevention of Multiple Myeloma 
  • For some types of cancer, the risk factors are known and understood in the majority of the cases. For instance, Lung cancer is caused by excessive smoking. So this gives us an opportunity for the prevention of it. For a few other cancers like cervical cancer, early detection is very critical and is...
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  • 6. Symptoms and Signs For Multiple Myeloma
  • Multiple myeloma patients may exhibit a variety of symptoms and signs. Any signs and symptoms such as fatigue, nausea, or pain is something that only the person experiencing it can identify and describe. A sign is something that others can recognize and measure, such as a fever, rash, skin infectio...
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  • 7. Diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma
  • Medical practitioners could find it challenging to identify and diagnose cancer. They also conduct tests and scans to learn and understand if the tumor has spread to other parts of the body from where it matured. This process is called metastasis. For instance, medical practitioners know how much c...
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