Haematological cancer: Redefining myeloma

S. Vincent Rajkumar, Giampaolo Merlini, Jesus F. San Miguel

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The current definition of multiple myeloma is outdated. The diagnosis requires evidence of overt end-organ damage, preventing initiation of early therapy when the malignancy is at its most susceptible stage. We propose an evidence-based approach using more-sensitive and highly specific biomarkers to update the definition of this disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)494-496
Number of pages3
JournalNature Reviews Clinical Oncology
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology


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