Can myeloma cells be detected in the blood instead of the bone marrow?

 

In this week’s video, Dr. Brian Durie sheds light on advances in testing for myeloma cells in the blood.

BOTTOM LINE:
 Using blood instead of bone marrow to test for myeloma cells may become feasible in the future.

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