Should patients with light chain myeloma be more wary of disease outcomes than those with other types of myeloma?

 

In this week’s video, Dr. Brian G.M. Durie explains that the underlying biology of light chain myeloma is very similar to IgG or IgA myeloma.

BOTTOM LINE:
If you have light chain myeloma, you are not at a higher risk for poorer outcomes than those patients with other types of myeloma.

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