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Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Blood Cancer

Diabetes is associated with an increased risk of developing blood cancer and is an independent risk factor of mortality, according to a new study...
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Racial Differences in Occurrence of Multiple Myeloma Biomarker

A study of patients with multiple myeloma (MM) and smoldering myeloma (SM) did not find an increased incidence of the targetable biomarker t(11;14), which...
A Simple Blood Test that Detects Cancer and Diabetes Complications

Is Myeloma Development Associated With Blood Type?

ABO blood groups may play a role in the development and outcomes of multiple myeloma, according to new data published in the Magazine of...
Omalizumab Safe and Effective in SLE Patients

New Data on Melflufen Combo for Myeloma Shows Durable Response

A study published in the British Journal of Haematology assessed updated survival data from a phase II trial of melphalan flufenamide plus dexamethasone in...

HemOnc Roundup: ‘Going Flat’ After Mastectomy, COVID-19 and Multiple Myeloma, and more

Most Women Are Satisfied ‘Going Flat’ After Mastectomy, But Surgeons May Not Be Supportive of Decision More women are opting to “go flat” after mastectomy—that...
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Hispanic Patients with Myeloma Present Earlier, More Likely to Have Advanced Disease

Results from a large analysis of individuals of Hispanic ethnicity with multiple myeloma (MM) found showed unique disease characteristics in this population, such as...

Hem/Onc Roundup: Similar Risk Factors for Racial Disparity in Cancer and COVID-19, and More

Risk Factors for Racial Disparities Are Similar for Cancer and COVID-19 Factors that lead to racial disparities in cancer, including health comorbidities, education level, and...

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