Plasma Cell Neoplasms (Including Multiple Myeloma)—Patient Version

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Overview

Plasma cell neoplasms occur when abnormal plasma cells form cancerous tumors in bone or soft tissue. When there is only one tumor, the disease is called a plasmacytoma. When there are multiple tumors, it is called multiple myeloma. Explore the links on this page to learn more about multiple myeloma treatment, statistics, research, and clinical trials.

Causes & Prevention

NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about prevention of plasma cell neoplasms (including multiple myeloma).

Screening

NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about screening for plasma cell neoplasms (including multiple myeloma).

Coping with Cancer

The information in this section is meant to help you cope with the many issues and concerns that occur when you have cancer.

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