Multiple myeloma is cancer of the plasma cells found in the bone marrow. These plasma cells, when healthy, help your body to fight off infection by producing antibodies. When affected by cancer, these cells proliferate out of control and develop into tumors in areas of solid bone.
In this video, the host provides an overview of the research being conducted on two pre-myeloma conditions. He shows the viewer how his studies of patients with these precursor conditions will try to find treatments to intervene before the disease progresses into the life-threatening disease.
If you or a loved one is seeking treatment for multiple myeloma or any other cancer condition, let the Cancer Care Center at West Hills Hospital help you. Our experienced and compassionate team of physicians is dedicated to the effective treatment of this disease. To learn more about our services, contact us at (818) 676-4000.