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Definition of multiple myeloma: A type of cancer that begins in plasma cells (white blood cells that produce antibodies). Also called Kahler disease, myelomatosis, and plasma cell myeloma.

Estimated new cases and deaths from multiple myeloma in the United States in 2008:

New cases: 19,920
Deaths: 10,690

See the online booklet What You Need To Know About™ Multiple Myeloma to learn about multiple myeloma symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and questions to ask the doctor.
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