If you have myeloma, should you undergo tests for DNA sequencing?

 

If you have myeloma, should you undergo tests for DNA sequencing?

BOTTOM LINE:
For myeloma patients, DNA sequencing is helpful in research trials, but it is not necessary for the day-to-day management of the disease.

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