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Screening for Multiple Myeloma

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Main Page | Risk Factors | Reducing Your Risk | Screening | Symptoms | Diagnosis | Treatment Overview | Chemotherapy | Radiation Therapy | Other Treatments | Lifestyle Changes | Managing Side Effects | Living With Multiple Myeloma | Talking to Your Doctor | Resource Guide

Screening is a way to evaluate people without symptoms to determine if they are at risk for cancer or have already developed cancer.

There are no screening tests or screening guidelines for multiple myeloma.

 

References:

  • American Cancer Society website. Available at: http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp .
  • Cancer Medicine e5 . 5th ed. Hamilton, Ontario: BC Decker Inc; 2000.
  • National Cancer Institute website. Available at: http://www.cancer.gov .
  • Rakel R. Bope E, ed. Conn's Current Therapy 2002 . 54th ed. St. Louis, MO: WB Saunders Company; 2002: 439-443.

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