Myeloma

Myeloma is a cancer that forms in plasma cells, a type of white blood cell found in the bone marrow. It is characterized by the overproduction of abnormal plasma cells. Myeloma can crown out healthy blood cells and produce abnormal proteins.

Diagnosis: CBC, Flowcytometry, Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

Symptoms: Bone pain, weakness, fatigue, frequent infections and kidney problems.

Treatment: Chemotherapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, stem cell transplant and supportive therapies to manage symptoms and complications. Early diagnosis and ongoing medical care are important for managing myeloma and improving outcomes.