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By Steven Schuster M.D., Esteban Braggio Ph.D. (auth.), Suzanne Lentzsch (eds.)

Multiple myeloma is a plasma telephone malignancy characterised through advanced heterogenous cytogenetic abnormalities that bills for 1.4% of all cancers, and nearly 10% of hematologic malignancies. The scientific manifestations of a number of myeloma comprise lytic bone lesions, cytopenia, hypercalcemia, renal disorder, hyperviscosity of the blood, immunodeficiency, and peripheral neuropathy. in response to the medical and genetic info, most likely all circumstances of a number of myeloma come up from an asymptomatic monoclonal gammopathy of unknown value. the precise mechanism of the transition from MGUS to overt a number of myeloma remains to be now not good understood. fresh oncogenomic experiences have additional complicated our knowing of the molecular pathogenesis of a number of myeloma. This ebook will supply a complete review of the genetic and molecular epidemiology of a number of myeloma so as to get a extra subtle and conclusive knowing of this disease.

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